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Want to snoop on the neighbours without anyone ever knowing? The value of their house is just a click away thanks to a property information site, which means you can keep up-to-date with the Jones’s.
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Although some writers have claimed that the tradition of open- air public speaking in the north-east corner of the park has its origin in the final speeches of condemned men at nearby Tyburn, it really dates from 1872, when the Royal Parks and Gardens Act delegated tricky decisions about allowing large- scale meetings in Hyde Park to the park authorities rather than the government. One result, not necessarily anticipated by parliament, was that the park authorities were relatively relaxed about people gathering to speak and protest in certain areas of the park. Speakers' Corner, as it became known, rapidly developed into an open-air forum for the exchange of ideas and opinions and it continues to be so today. Those with strong views on religion, politics and the issues of the day stand up to make them known, to brave heckling from the audience and to entertain passing tourists. Those who have spoken there include the following:
1.Tony Benn
The veteran Labour politician is a great enthusiast for the freedom of speech represented by Speakers' Corner and has spoken there on many occasions throughout his long political career.
2.Friedrich Engels
The co-author, with Karl Marx, of The Communist Manifesto, spoke at meetings in Hyde Park in the 1850s, close to the place that was later to be designated Speakers' Corner.
3.Marcus Garvey
The black nationalist and champion of the 'Back to Africa' movement lived in London during the late 1930s. Although he was suffering from severe illness during much of the period, and he died in London in 1940, he spoke frequently at Speakers' Corner.
4.Vladimir Lenin
The Soviet leader lived in London briefly during the first years of the twentieth century when he was nothing more than the head of a tiny revolutionary party in exile. He was fascinated by Speakers' Corner and attempted to speak there at least once. However, Lenin's English was not fluent and, because he lodged with an Irish family, he spoke it with a noticeably Irish accent. Probably, few who heard him understood him.
5.CLR James
The West Indian writer, politician, polymath and cricket enthusiast lived in London in the 1930s and spoke at Speakers' Corner when he was one of the leading figures in a small Trotskyist party later known as the Revolutionary Socialist League.
6.Karl Marx
Marx assumed, wrongly, that riots in Hyde Park in the 1850s marked the beginning of the revolution in Great Britain and spoke to the crowds assembled at the spot which, in the 1870s, would first become known as Speakers' Corner.
7.William Morris
The poet, artist and craftsman was a member of several revolutionary socialist parties in the last decades of the nineteenth century and spoke at Speakers' Corner on several occasions. Of one meeting in June 1886, he wrote to his daughter, 'I was quite nervous about it, I don't know why: because when I was speaking at Stratford I was not nervous at all, though I expected the police to attack us. At Hyde Park we had a very quiet and rather good audience ... '
8.George Orwell
The reserved and taciturn Orwell was not a natural public speaker but he did once address an audience at Speakers' Corner on the subject of the Spanish Civil War, in which he himself had fought and been seriously wounded.
9.Christabel Pankhurst
The suffragette leader spoke in favour of women getting the vote at Speakers' Corner on a number of occasions in the years before World War I.
10.Lord Soper
Methodist minister and left-wing campaigner for all kinds of causes, Soper was a regular orator at Speakers' Corner. He gave his last speech there in 1998, a few weeks before his death at the age of ninety-five.

Enjoy a bird fly view of London

One of the most remarkable attractions of London is The London Eye which was build in 1999 as the symbol of the coming new millennium. It is also called the Wheel of the Millennium and undoubtedly turned into one of the land marks of the city and most visited paid attraction in the English capital. Besides the fact that initially it was planing the wheel to last only for 5 years and after that to be removed certainly this is not going to happen as it brings a solid income as a tourist top spot. Its quite reasonable as the view which it offers to the city is fascinating. Al though it is open for visitors almost every day for more than 8 years in the busy seasons there few times in the day that can offer most amazing and memorable view. Fits is if you are lucky to catch a sunny weather during the day and enjoy the view to the city under the lights of the sun accompanied with blue sky. This is the perfect time for taking pictures of the city, the Thames, Big Bens. Other magical view is after the sunset with falling of the night when all city lights are twinkling and you will feel like you are looking at the wonderland. London Eye can offer romantic experience to it visitors also especially for couple that can spend a great time enjoying a bottle of Champlain while looking at the city landscape. There are also restaurant around so if you want to pus-pond the end of that pleasant time you have a dinner there. The round of the Wheel is lasting for around 30 min due to the fact that it is not moving fast at all so there won't be a problem for the people getting sick from the spinning to enjoy it also. You can barely feel its movement. So visiting London and to trying the London Eye is a great last of time it like looking at the chocolate through the window of the shop for chocolates. Feeling the smell but not enjoying the real feeling. Another very common thing which tourist do lately is to hire cheap holiday apartments in London near the Thames River or around the London Eye. This allows you prefect view and accommodation on affordable price.

London for Lovers

London is one of the world wide cities with so many faces that you are simply unable to provide it with exact definition. Once you go there for the first time you will feel a trill that you won't feel again and after that there are two possible ways you will either fall in love with it, either not. But every time you go back there you will fee something different. One thing is for sure correct every place the person visit in his life is a piece that bring him love, pleasure and he is leaving part of himself there and taking a part from that place away. This part is changing him without he ever notice. You can go back to the same place again and again in a different parts of your life but there is nothing better than to share that moment with beloved person. To show him the places which have meaning for you, views you adore, to feel the spirit of the city together. A trip to London with you partner and a stay in some of the numerous cheap holiday apartments in London could help you to spend a really great time and totally forget about the unpleasant weather, rain etc. Besides you can enjoy these rainy morning in the bed together, feel the coziness of home but on a different place, to feel the cold fresh of an English morning and the air which fulfills you all inside. Every part of you is feeling how the cold is coming inside you and at the same time you are in the bad with your partner sharing that moment under that curtains. After long waking up process you can proceed with a walk through the city. Museums, shopping, even the afternoon tea will taste on a different manner than if you are alone. For some people not the Paris neither other exotic destinations are the place they connect with the love but it is just London the rainy English capital. It doesn't really matter are in love with a place, person, flavor , thing or you have some addiction the point is that all this feel the same way. You are feeling like you are flying and the whole world is looking in a different way for you.
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Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland

 Planing a winter trip to London is not the best thing you can do having in mind the weather conditions in that season which may not allow you to make a good city tour however there much more thing you may do moreover that late November and whole December are passing under that Christmas holidays madness. One of the astonishing events in London's Hyde Park is Winter Wonderland. This so amazing event lasts for around a two months from 19th of November till 4th of January with open hours from 10 a.m. till 10 p. m. . The four main attractions- The Lidl magical Link, Giant Observation Wheel, Riders attraction and Santa land and the last Zipoo, winer cirque and Room on the broom are what you can find all of them accompanied with a lot of fun good food and nice memories. No matter if you are traveling alone with a friends, family or on a business trip do not miss this. Undoubtedly one day won't be enough for you to check everything from all these attractions even though you just make4 a quick tour around the park. So just plane 2 day for what you like the most you can also visit a website of the event or buy online tickets as in that way you can save yourself a time. Once the night falls the place become so magic with all the lights and the people you just feel like you are really in the wonderland not mentioning how impressive is this for the kids and how they look with eyes wild open to everything around. Certainly you will feel like the most happy person in the world looking at your kids smile and thanking eyes that you brought them here. In order to make this easy you may arrange a hotel accommodation or to hire some of the vacation rentals London just around the Hyde park. Having in mind that this is one of the favorite tourist areas in London find exact what you need won't be very difficult also there a lot of restaurants and shops around.


London has often proved an attractive location for movie-makers, but some have pretended that the city was actually somewhere else. Here are five examples of cinematic deceit:
1.Eyes Wide Shut, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1999 (New York)
Kubrick adapted Arthur Schnitzler's early twentieth- century Viennese novella of sexual temptation into a screenplay set in contemporary New York and then, hampered by his unwillingness to travel, filmed it largely in the streets of London. Parts of Soho, including Brewer Street and Eastcastle Street, as well as Hatton Garden, are supposed to be Greenwich Village and the nightclub Madame Jo-Jo's becomes a haunt of New York jazz fans.
2.FuLL Metal Jacket, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1987 (Vietnam)
Notoriously unwilling to travel, Kubrick was never likely to do much filming in genuine locations for his Vietnam War epic and the conflict was reconstructed in the derelict Beckton Gas Works. Palm trees and plastic foliage were imported to recreate the jungles of South East Asia. Beckton Gas Works also stood in for a Japanese internment camp in some of the scenes of Spielberg's Empire of the Sun, based on JG Ballard's autobiographical novel about British civilians imprisoned during World War II. The gas works and the area around it have since been redeveloped.
3.Goldeneye, directed by Martin Campbell, 1995 (St Petersburg)
The courtyard of Somerset House on the Strand is the backdrop for a scene in the 1995 Bond movie which is supposedly set in a square in St Petersburg. In a later Bond film, Tomorrow Never Dies, the building is seen again but this time has been transformed into the headquarters of MI6. Clearly, Somerset House is a particularly adaptable location, since, in Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow, it has moved across the Atlantic and is supposedly a building in old Manhattan.
4.Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, directed by Steven Spielberg, 1989 (Berlin)
When the heroic Indiana makes his escape from Germany in one of the scenes in the film, Berlin airport is not what it seems. It is actually the Royal Horticultural Hall in Greycoat Street, Westminster. The Hall clearly made an effective airport since it was used for the same purpose in the 1997 film of The Saint, starring Val Kilmer.
5.Mission Impossible, directed by Brian De Palma, 1996 (Prague)
The exterior of Tate Britain and the stairs leading up to it were transformed into an embassy in the Czech capital in De Palma's movie.
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1.HMS Belfast
Launched in 1938, this Royal Navy cruiser served throughout World War II and played a leading role in the battle that ended with the sinking of the German battleship Scharnhorst. Decommissioned in the 1960s, she was opened to the public as a floating naval museum in 1971. She is moored on the south bank of the river between London Bridge and Tower Bridge.
2.The Golden Hinde
Not the original ship in which Drake sailed around the world but a modern replica built in 1973, the Golden Hinde is a living history museum designed to provide a taste of what life was like for Elizabethan seamen. The ship is moored on the Thames at St Mary Overie Dock near Southwark Cathedral.
3.HMS President
The ship, moored at St Katharine's Dock just downstream from Tower Bridge, is a shore station for the London Division of the Royal Naval Reserve.
4.HQS Wellington
A former Royal Navy ship which served in World War II, the Wellington now serves as the livery hall of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners. During the Lord Mayor's Show, the procession stops at the ship so that his Lordship can enjoy a glass of sherry on board.
5. The Cutty Sark
Named from a Scottish word for a type of short chemise (one of the witches in Robert Burns's poem, 'Tarn O'Shanter', wears one), the Cutty Sark was a nineteenth- century tea clipper and has been in dry dock in Greenwich since the 1950s.
6. Gipsy Moth IV
The fifty-four foot long vessel on which Sir Francis Chichester made his single-handed circumnavigation of the world in 1966-67 is permanently moored alongside the Cutty Sark.
7. The Queen Mary
A former Clyde steamer which ferried passengers down the river from Glasgow, the Queen Mary is now moored just above Waterloo Bridge and is a floating restaurant.
8. The TattershaLL Castle
The Tattershall Castle worked for more than thirty years as a ferry on the River Humber and was brought to London in 1975 to take on a new role as a floating art gallery. This venture failed, but the ship was bought by a brewing company and is now moored permanently on the Thames at Victoria Embankment as a pub
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 1. Siege of Sidney Street, January 1911

In the first days of 1911 word reached police that two of the gang of anarchists wanted in connection with the Houndsditch murders of the previous month had gone to ground in a house in Sidney Street in the East End. Within a short time, No. 100 was surrounded by officers and most of the residents of nearby houses were evacuated. The Home Secretary, Winston Churchill, was impatient for instant results, and he gave orders to deploy troops to Sidney Street. The first soldiers, Scots Guards stationed at the Tower of London, arrived in the middle of the morning of 3 January 1911. Marksmen were put in position on the top floors of adjoining buildings from where they could pour fire into the building. Churchill himself arrived shortly after noon and was soon in de facto command of the assorted forces gathered in the street. More and more troops were poured into Sidney Street. As revolutionaries and soldiers exchanged bursts of gunfire, smoke was seen to billow from the top floor of No. 100 and soon the building was alight, forcing the men inside to retreat to those rooms still untouched by the fire. Eventually the house was clearly so gutted that it was impossible the men could still be alive and the authorities moved in to the shell of No. 100. The bodies of two anarchists, Svaars and Sokoloff, were found in the burnt-out remains of the house. Sokoloff had been shot in the head by one of the military marksmen as he stood near an open window. His comrade had been overcome by the smoke and fumes of the fire. A third man, supposedly in the building and known only as 'Peter the Painter', had disappeared.

2. Spaghetti House Siege, September 1975

The Spaghetti House is a still-existing chain of Italian restaurants in London. On 28 September, nine members of staff at the Knightsbridge branch were taken hostage by three gunmen and led down to the restaurant's basement. A tenth escaped and raised the alarm, and soon the premises were surrounded by police. For six days there was a stand-off between police and gunmen while the hostages were huddled miserably in the basement, but all were eventually released unharmed and the gunmen arrested. In all likelihood the siege was the result of a botched robbery (weekly takings from several of the restaurants were being counted in the Knightsbridge branch) but the leader of the gunmen, a Nigerian named Franklin Davies, claimed to be a member of a shadowy terrorist organisation known as the Black Liberation Army.

3. Balcombe Street Siege, December 1975

On 6 December 1975, John and Sheila Matthews were sitting innocently in the living room of their flat in Balcombe Street, Marylebone, when it was invaded by four gunmen who took them hostage. The men were members of the provisional IRA in flight from the Metropolitan Police. Barricaded in the Matthews' flat, the men demanded a plane to fly them to Dublin. Their request was refused and, for six days, hostages and captors were holed up in Balcombe Street, surrounded by hundreds of police and by several SAS teams, awaiting their moment to end the siege. Eventually, the IRA men, realising that their demands were unlikely to be met, surrendered peacefully and millions of viewers on TV saw them taken into custody.
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Hospitality management is a wide term that includes various sorts of careers. But, they are different in terms of responsibilities, the various careers all have in common the fact you will be serving people by providing specialized services. You can select the general hospitality industry and will learn you have many options in terms of employment opportunities. Your training for certification in any of the fields of study includes a customized curriculum to suit your educational requirements. You not only study cooking or room management, but also supervision of staff, budgeting and ordering of supplies.

The careers in hospitality management are widely categorized under food or hotel management. Hotel and tourism careers are available in a number of different businesses. In some cases, careers are even built by blending more than one field such as hotel and restaurant management. Some of the well-known careers include Restaurant management, Hotel management, Cruise ship food and beverage manager, Convention or event plotting, corporate plotting, Resort management, Tourism industry and Flight catering.

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The story of Pocahontas and how she saved the life of Captain John Smith when he was held captive by her father Powhatan, a chief of the Algonquian Indians, is one of the best-known events in America's early colonial history and has been much embellished and mythologised over the years. Less well known is the fact that Pocahontas later married an Englishman, John Rolfe, and travelled to London in 1616. She was presented at court and, while she was staying in a house in Brentford, she met Captain Smith once more. The arrival of an Indian princess caused a stir in London. Pocahontas sat for a portrait (which survives only as an engraving used to illustrate a 1624 book on the colony in Virginia) and she is supposed to have met the playwright Ben Jonson who writes, in a play called The Staple of News of 'blessed Pokahontas ... great king s daughter of Virginia'. When John Rolfe decided to return to America Pocahontas was to accompany him, but by this time she was seriously ill, possibly with tuberculosis. She died at Gravesend in March 1617, aged about twenty- two, and is buried in the churchyard there.

2.Cherokee Indian Chiefs
Seven Cherokee Indians were taken to England in 1730 by a British army officer called Sir Alexander Cuming.Acting largely on his own initiative, Cuming had travelled through Cherokee territory in America, persuading the Indians that they would be better off allied to the British than to the French. Taking a delegation of Cherokees across the Atlantic to meet George II was the last stage in his campaign to get the Indians to accept British sovereignty. It is not clear whether or not the men who arrived in London were actually chieftains rather than simply the most adventurous members of the tribe, nor whether they fully understood the ceremonies in which Cuming involved them, but they made a big impression on Londoners who saw them. 'On Wednesday the Indian Chiefs were carried from their lodgings in King-street, Covent Garden, to the Plantation Office at Whitehall, guarded by two Files of Musqueteers,' one writer recorded. 'When they were brought up to the Lords Commissioners, they sang four or five songs in their country language; after which the interpreter was ordered to let them know, that they were sent for there to join in peace with King George and his people
The first Polynesian to visit Britain, Omai arrived in London in 1774, having travelled from his native Tahiti on Captain Cook's ship, the Adventure. Introduced to George III and Queen Charlotte at Kew Palace, Omai is supposed to have demonstrated his command of English by greeting the king with the words, 'How do, King Tosh'. Seen as a living example of the Romantic ideal of the 'noble savage', Omai was feted wherever he went. He met Dr Johnson, among many others, who wrote to a friend describing the encounter: 'Lord Mulgrave and he dined one day at Streatham; they sat with their backs to I he light fronting me, so that I could not see distinctly; .md there was so little of the savage in Omai, that I was .11 raid to speak to either, lest I should mistake one for the other'. He returned to the South Seas in 1777 but his visit was remembered for many years afterwards. One of the great stage successes of 1785 was a play, Omai or A Trip Round the World, based (very loosely) on his life, and performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden.
4.The Hottentot Venus
Saarjite Baartman, known as the Hottentot Venus, was brought from South Africa to London in 1810 by a ship's surgeon who put her on display as a medical and anthropological curiosity. Exhibited, sometimes naked, in a cage in a hall in Piccadilly, the Hottentot Venus became an object of prurient fascination. Her enlarged buttocks and elongated labia proved particularly entrancing to the visitors. Attempts by anti-slavery societies to end the exhibitions were thwarted when Baartman signed depositions stating that she was a willing participant in them, presumably because she was sharing, in some way, in the profits. Her sponsor took her on to Paris where she died in 1815. For many years, her preserved brain and sexual parts were on display at the Musee de l'Homme in the French capital and were only returned to South Africa in 2002.
5.The Shah of Persia
In 1873 London was treated to a dazzling spectacle of oriental splendour when the Shah of Persia, Nasr-ed-Din, visited the country. Dressed, according to one observer, in 'an astrakhan cap and a long coat embroidered with gold' and wearing 'as many diamonds and precious stones as his apparel would bear', the Shah fitted perfectly with 'the preconceived notions people had formed of an Eastern potentate'. His visit was one of the nine-day wonders of the 1870s. 'Have you seen the Shah?' became a popular catchphrase, endlessly repeated in everyday conversation and in songs performed on the music-hall stages. During the visit Buckingham Palace, deserted because Victoria spent most of her time at Windsor, was briefly put at the Shah's disposal. While he was there, he was, allegedly, so angered by the incompetence of one of the servants he had brought with him that he had the man strangled and cremated in the palace garden.
6. Cetewayo
In 1879, warriors loyal to the Zulu king Cetewayo inflicted one of the most embarrassing defeats in imperial history on British forces at the Battle of Isandhlwana. In response the British government poured men and resources into South Africa, columns of soldiers marched on Cetewayo's capital at Ulundi, his armies were slaughtered and, eventually, he was captured and deposed. In 1882, secure in the knowledge that Cetewayo was defeated and his kingdom dismantled, the British allowed the Zulu king to travel to London, where he met Prime Minister Gladstone in Downing Street, and to journey on to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight where he had an audience with Queen Victoria. Cetewayo was, briefly, the talk of the town. Music-hall songs celebrated his visit and his potential to flutter female hearts. 'White young dandies get away, Ol/You are now 'neath beauty's ban/Clear the field for Cetewayo/He alone's the ladies' man'. Photographs taken on the visit of the twenty-stone-plus ex-monarch, uncomfortably squeezed into frock coat and trousers, suggest that he was, in fact, an unlikely ladies' man.
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