Anyone can enjoy London with unlimited budget and time: my mission is to explore London on less than £10 per thing as quickly as possible. I’m heavily informed by the Time Out guides (1000 things in London and 1000 things in London under £10), but am entirely independent. I blog and tweet in a personal capacity (follow me on twitter @nixy42, or on my main blog www.1000thingsinlondon.wordpress.com).

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Thing 899: Drink Tea at Orange Pekoe

One of the downsides of being a blogger is that many of the 1000 thing adventures involve FOOD.  I am a big fan of food, and thus am […]

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Thing 667: Do something truly Pointless

My last post was a slightly maudlin affair, as I mourned the passing of the BBC Television Centre. I still mourn the loss of BBC TV Centre, but […]

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Thing 502: pay homage to BBC TV Centre

On Friday they finally switched the lights off the glorious BBC TV centre for good. This made me sad – I couldn’t even bear to watch the BBC’s […]

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Thing 907: Celebrate the Tube’s 150th Birthday

Every once in a while I have an adventure so peculiar, I feel compelled to talk to you about it. Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Tube, […]

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Thing 698: See Fireworks

Last week London started going crazy for James Bond with the release of “Skyfall”, and so has my blog.You have to hand it to Hammersmith and Fulham Borough […]

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Thing 972: Participate in a Baking Competition

Last time, we had a tale of triumph, with our heroine successfully completing a 10k race, and treading many of the same roads that proper Olympians trod, albeit […]

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Thing 552: Be inspired to do some sport

Here follows a salutary lesson in what can happen when you allow the Olympic spirit to inspire your generation to actually do some sport. In July I ran […]

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Thing 552: Stage your own Olympic Torch relay before the Paralympics

I don’t know about you, but I for one am deeply tired of all this muttering that the Olympics have finished. No, no, no. This is the intermission […]

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Thing 778: Watch an Olympic event in person

My mother vaguely rebuked me about the blog the other day. “People can’t do all the things you have done. They can’t watch the Olympic Opening Ceremony, so […]

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Enjoy the finest day to be alive in London: See the Torch, visit South Africa House and Watch the Olympic Games Opening

“Are you absolutely sure the best way to do this isn’t watching it at home on a 46″ screen?” said spouse, as we evaluated our options to watching […]

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