Although I do not think it is the ugliest skyscraper in the world I do not think it is that attractive either. There have been a lot of comments made about the joy of being in the Shard is related to the fact you cannot see the shard. A play on the famous anecdote in which Guy De Maupassant claimed the reason he always dined in the restaurant of the Eiffel tower was because 'It's the only place in Paris that you can't see the Eiffel tower.
Our view was slightly restricted by the snow and poor visibility.
I want to go back up in the sun-shine but do not really want to pay!