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Pastimes: The outer limits

by Ed Beavan

LONDON is a centre of high culture, containing world-famous museums, concert venues, stately homes, and historic monuments. But, given the choice of hanging out in Covent Garden or Leicester Square, sur­rounded by hordes of tourists and having to pay extortionate prices for a cup of coffee, or going on a trip to the outer reaches of Zone 6 on the Underground, I would plump for the latter any time.

You could spend the rest of your life going to a different district of the capital, ...

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