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30 St Mary Axe

30 St Mary Axe, infamously known as 'the Gherkin' due to its 3D oval shape, is one of the first landmarks to become visible when you're travelling into London from many different places.

image: The Gherkin

The outside of the building consists of 24,000 square metres of glass arranged in diamond-shaped panes.

image: Gherkin

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Mandy is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website. 
The two websites and are the new homes for the Woodlands Resources.

Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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