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Magnificent St. Paul’s Cathedral: Climbing the Dome, Relaxing in the Crypt

St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most recognisable and popular attractions in London. A breathtaking object of beauty, a spiritual centre, an architectural masterpiece, a climbing adventure, and an engaging place of learning. Originally built in 604AD, St Paul’s was rebuilt several times before the Great Fire destroyed it again. Reconstruction was overseen by Britain’s most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren between 1675 and 1710, with services starting in 167 and continuing today. Visiting the daunting St. Paul’s Cathedral: exciting,

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Is there really a time portal in Harrods? Why, yes! Ancient Egypt Reality Check.

One of the most gratifying moments for me is when someone asks me about a particular element I use in a story. I’ve been asked to explain the time portal idea, and the use of Harrods Egyptian Escalator as some authentic detail when it is, in fact, quite modern. Beautifully, there is a connection between the Harrods Egyptian Escalator and an ancient Temple of Hathor in Dendera, Egypt, pictured above. The Harrod’s ceiling features zodiac figures copied from the Dendera

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Just a little reminiscing about a moment at the start of this adventure

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan At some point in creating all of this, I needed to move it forward. Obvious, sure, but it requires some clear decision-making. What was I making? The travel theme had always been there, from the start, and the personalisation element as well. I had an entire back story – a whole, interwoven mesh of people, relationships, events…

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What’s the ‘Adventures in London’ story?

Our story is perfectly magical. iGoStories is a personalised children’s story book, beautifully illustrated and cleverly written in the fresh and rich approach to the ever-evolving personalised gift offering. As children become increasingly aware of interacting with their books, and other media, they also develop deeper connections with personalised stories. iGoStories has dedicated absolute attention to the growing need for deeper personalisation. Creating your own VERY personal avatar with loads of personal details in the text AND artwork, and turning the

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It’s a Wrap: The Making of our product video with Afternoon Tea

This was an exciting moment! We create stories so we needed a product video that would also tell a story. I knew I wanted to focus on the Afternoon Tea scene, which was inspired by a real-life room, right down to the antique rocking horse. Andrew Bull, of Bright Arts is an expert storyteller in the video medium and his script of ideas for the video gave me confidence that he would bring it to life. Andrew and his team showed up

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