A Conversation for 30 St Mary Axe, London, UK


Post 1

kelli - ran 2 miles a day for 2012, aiming for the same for 2013

I heard somewhere (probably something on radio 4) that Sir Norman Foster *hates* that everyone calls it the gherkin. I wonder why?


Post 2

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

Lovely entry - thanks! Does the restaurant count in the 41 stories, or would it make up the smiley - magic number?


Post 3

Kat - From H2G2

Probably because a gherkin isn't the most beautiful and majestic sounding of words Kelli smiley - winkeye I, of course, am just guessing.

This was really interesting Pearl, thanks for that. I wonder if more buildings will start to be designed to be more cylidrical from now on too...


Key: Complain about this post

More Conversations for 30 St Mary Axe, London, UK

Write an Entry

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a wholly remarkable book. It has been compiled and recompiled many times and under many different editorships. It contains contributions from countless numbers of travellers and researchers."

Write an entry
Read more