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roy
Tuesday 3 April 2007 7.13pm
Is this an April Fools Joke ???!
Floating MacDonalds next to the London Eye.
It must be a joke ; James?
Fess up.

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Wednesday 4 April 2007 12.42pm
Maybe not.

For those with longer memories, the South Bank Employers Group proposed, quite seriously proposed, as part of their 2000 "Urban Design Strategy" a floating Lido in the Thames.

I liked the idea, but it sank without trace. (Pun intended!)
Tuesday 10 April 2007 9.30pm
from the architects thames floaters page..
http://www.klassnik.com/pages/exhibitions/future%20heat.html

".....But beware, as on the hour the sprinkler systems installed in Horatio's hat begin to whir, spraying refreshing droplets of cool water high into the air, creating a beautiful rainbow above Trafalgar Square......"

..sounds fun to me

oh i just remembered ..
you can watch Tourists get soaked during hot weather in the fountains at Somerset House (right next to Waterloo Bridge) they enjoy doing it! ..seating provided..
you could do it yourself too (if inclined - and hot enough)
theres an hourly coloured light and water display after dark ... the courtyard is open untill 11pm

and its free
roy
Thursday 12 April 2007 12.53pm
That is one of my favourite spaces in summer - it's such a beautiful courtyard and secluded. Not at all crowded either and away from the strand madness in a couple of steps. Didn't rate the Admiralty restaurant though - terrible room with no view of the river, quite hot and airless and food/service very average.
Thursday 12 April 2007 6.45pm
I thought this thread was going to be sewage related...
Friday 13 April 2007 5.34am
You mean the Thames after heavey rain?

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