England: The View from The Shard, London

The obsession with tall buildings continues…..this time in the shape of The Shard which London’s highest viewing platform at the top of Western Europe’s tallest building. Mr ESLT and I went full on tourist on a recent visit to our capital and did things we’ve wanted to do for ages but hadn’t previously…

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Belgium: Atomium in Brussels

The Atomium in Brussels, Belgium was designed by engineer André Waterkeyn and architects André and Jean Polak for the 1958 Expo 58 which I imagine was a very forward thinking piece of architecture for the 50s. Even now I think it looks ahead of its time and ‘space age’ nearly 60 years…