WE couldn't have asked for more after a long working week, writes ANNIE GREGORY
One of the great things about the holiday season is that itís an opportunity to spend quality time with your family.
With the colder weather already descending and the stressful Christmas period on the horizon, it is no wonder that many Brits are seeking some form of escape.
THE streets of London are awash with flickering Union Jacks and red, white and blue bunting as the capital counts down to the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games.
WE LOVE... Up at The 02
I'M enjoying what is unquestionably one of London's finest views: a sweeping panorama encompassing the distant Gherkin, the Olympic Stadium, Canary Wharf, The O2 and Denise Lewis.
CHARLOTTE CIVIL discovers where you can get in the swing for Wimbledon
Inspired by the Diamond Jubilee pageant to get out on the Thames?
A RACING CERTAINTY The Queen's lifelong passion for horses is well known. Today she will attend the Epsom Derby but she also loves riding and is often spotted with family members cantering through her estates, writes CHARLOTTE CIVIL.
Visiting London for the festivities? CHARLOTTE CIVIL discovers some great hotel offers
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