One thing that never happens when you live in one of the world's most touristic cities is actual tourist stuff.
Most Londoners you speak to wouldn't take the London Eye or do an open bus tour unless they have visitors in town.
Well, since I was tiny, I have always wanted to go to Madame Tussauds. The whole concept of celebrities moulded from wax is an eccentric sort of exhibition in itself. Three and a half years I've lived here and finally we just went.
Well, it's packed. You go in allocated timeslots. It's a frenzy in there. It feels like you're in a hall with millions of fans, bun-fighting to get close to what feels like real celebrities. Celebrity culture and people's obsessions with movie stars, for example, is kind of fascinating to watch.
We had a gas.
Herewith the pics of the ones I thought were particularly well done: