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Big Ben

There can be no more Iconic image of London or maybe even Britain then the tower that overshadows the wonderfully ornate Houses of Parliament - and Yes, we know that Big Ben refers to the Bell. In the week when He becomes 150 years old we celebrate the original feat of engineering and the fact that the clock has hardly ever been wrong.

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You may travel the world over but you will find nowhere more beautiful; It is so restful, so colourful and so unspoilt (Tenby) - Augustus John
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Prince Charles & Lady Diana Spencer announce engagement - 1981, Lawrence Inquiry Published - 1999
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