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Westfield Stratford City

  Westfield Stratford City is the UK’s newest shopping mall. Depending on how you do your calculations it is also the largest shopping mall in Europe. We visited on Friday and it is certainly impressive, with 300 shops (most already … Continue reading

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On board the floating church

My quest to visit parts of London that I have never properly explored before took me and Mary Ann today to Canary Wharf. (For any readers in the Philippines, this is the British equivalent to Makati.) The plan was to … Continue reading

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Malling

In Manila the mall has taken over from the shopping street. Sure, as you drive around you see plenty of streets lined with shops. But you soon find that walking to the shops is an almost impossible proposition, mainly because … Continue reading

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New year, new glasses

This afternoon we went shopping at what is quickly becoming our mall of choice, the Marquee Mall in Angeles City. There are four shopping malls within easy reach of Apalit – SM Pampanga and Robinsons Starmills in San Fernando and … Continue reading

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Seen at the mall

This is the fifth or sixth time I’ve visited the Philippines and one of the things I’ve never got used to is the sight of so many people carrying firearms. Most are security guards, outside shops, restaurants, shopping malls, as … Continue reading

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