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To me London really is the most fantastic city in the world. I can't get enough of it. If money were no object, I'd live there in a heartbeat.
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To me London really is the most fantastic city in the world. I can't get enough of it. If money were no object, I'd live there in a heartbeat.
Didn’t you live in San Francisco?

Is it pretentious to say that I consider Mayfair to be the world’s most perfect neighborhood though? It has everything.
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Didn’t you live in San Francisco?

Is it pretentious to say that I consider Mayfair to be the world’s most perfect neighborhood though? It has everything.
Mayfair is amazing, but so are Belgravia, Chelsea, and South Ken. London is as good as it gets.

New Yorkers absurdly claim that NY is the best city in the world. That's ridiculous. It's one of them. It and London offer the more than any other cities and are the most influential, but NY's streets and architecture are shoddy compared to London. For me, therefore, London is the best by a wide margin. As these photos show, it's well-kept and gorgeous.
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Didn’t you live in San Francisco?

Is it pretentious to say that I consider Mayfair to be the world’s most perfect neighborhood though? It has everything.
Yes for over half a decade. Then Seattle for 3 years, now in LA.
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I love this night scene .It is amazing how quickly London grew



London 2007


London 2012

https://randomlylondon.com/london-2007-2012/



https://www.businessinsider.com/lond...kably-busier-2

London also has beautiful architecture like the Gherkin(30 St Mary Axe) for example which is 180 m (591 ft) tall
and was completed in 2003


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_St_Mary_Axe

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Mayfair is amazing, but so are Belgravia, Chelsea, and South Ken. London is as good as it gets.

New Yorkers absurdly claim that NY is the best city in the world. That's ridiculous. It's one of them. It and London offer the more than any other cities and are the most influential, but NY's streets and architecture are shoddy compared to London. For me, therefore, London is the best by a wide margin. As these photos show, it's well-kept and gorgeous.
Those aren’t complete neighborhoods. Belgravia is dead, and South Ken and Chelsea are predominantly residential areas.

Mayfair has human scale, beautiful architecture, parks and public squares, housing (both rowhouses and apartments), nice pubs, world class shopping, grand hotels, very pricey high end offices, the best nightlife in London (if you are a member), cultural institutions (eg, the Royal Academy of Art), galleries, foreign consulates and embassies, great restaurants, etc. All land uses except industry. The composer Handel lived in Mayfair, and so did Jimi Hendrix - next door but a couple centuries apart.

Granted it is staggeringly expensive, but that just proves its desirability.

For those that don’t know, it’s the foreground of this photo:

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Mayfair is amazing, but so are Belgravia, Chelsea, and South Ken. London is as good as it gets.

New Yorkers absurdly claim that NY is the best city in the world. That's ridiculous. It's one of them. It and London offer the more than any other cities and are the most influential, but NY's streets and architecture are shoddy compared to London. For me, therefore, London is the best by a wide margin. As these photos show, it's well-kept and gorgeous.
oh please there are similar suburban/urban areas of nyc that are the same, even if they look a bit different.

whats more interesting is that you even brought up ny in a london thread.

so here is some advice, but do consult your counselor

Ways to Stop Obsessive Thoughts

When you can’t stop thinking about something, then you may have a problem with obsessive thoughts. This type of problem is often addressed with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This type of therapy helps you to naturally channel your thoughts and change your normal behaviors.
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oh please there are similar suburban/urban areas of nyc that are the same, even if they look a bit different.

whats more interesting is that you even brought up ny in a london thread.

so here is some advice, but do consult your counselor

Ways to Stop Obsessive Thoughts

When you can’t stop thinking about something, then you may have a problem with obsessive thoughts. This type of problem is often addressed with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This type of therapy helps you to naturally channel your thoughts and change your normal behaviors.
Do you need medicine for your PMS?
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