British Summer Time Festival

On the 3rd July the British Summer Time Festival kicked of in Hyde Park. The festival goes over 7 days and features a variety of amazing musical talent.
 
As the Tuesday previous was payday, me and my roommate decided it would be worth it to splash our cash on tickets to the Sunday and relive our childhood with Backstreet Boys and Five!

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Richmond Park

On Thursday I caught up with my Australian mate Nathan. 

It was a lovely Summer’s day so we decided to check out one of the eight Royal parks that are dotted around London. 
 
Richmond Park is in the South West of London and dates back to the 13th Century! It is the largest of the parks and is also a national nature reserve. 

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Brighton Up Your Day


On Tuesday, a friend and I headed down to the English coastal town of Brighton.
Brighton has got to be one of the most visited tourist beach destinations in the Summer – luckily we went at the beginning of March so it wasn’t all that busy. 

The seaside resort town became more popular during the 1700s as some bloke decided to push the idea of drinking and bathing in seawater as a general remedy to illness. 

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Remembrance Day in London 2013

One of the most important dates in world history is 11 November. 
At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month the official ceasefire of the First World War was declared. 
The day is known by different names throughout the world – Veterans Day in America, Armistice Day in France, Belgium and New Zealand, and Remembrance Day in most Commonwealth countries. 

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