One of the nice perks of my current contract is that I have access to the Gherkin, one of the most distinctive buildings in London. There's a bar and restaurant right at the top but you can't get in unless you work in the building. So tonight I'm heading up for dinner in the (apparently very posh) restaurant with my parents. All the reports I've heard of the food are excellent and I know the views of London are second to none so hopefully it will be a good evening. We've just got to hope that the weather holds as it's so high the top sometimes disappears into the clouds!