Google Street View Sightseeing

The World’s Largest 8 ball isn’t even an 8 ball, but locals petitioned still for its return when it was removed

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Mill End Park is recognised as the world’s smallest park, at just 61cm across: More info here:

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Waldo Park, one of the smallest in the world, consists of a plaque and a giant tree More here:

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Wow. There’s a really big head on that thing huh?

Friday, 22nd May 2009

Somebody please send help! I bent down to look through this hole, and now my head is stuck!

Friday, 22nd May 2009

London bus drivers on strike however there are clearly holdouts

Friday, 22nd May 2009

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