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    Taxi! Taxi!
    By: Gibson - 21 February 2017 - 0 Comments

    This remarkable film from the old Rank Organisation shows how much the cab trade has changed over the years. The most obvious difference is that cabbies worked for a garage while nowadays all London [...]

    London Trivia: Hidden in plain sight
    By: Gibson - 19 February 2017 - 0 Comments

    Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read on a weekly basis or dip in [...]

    The London Grill: James Cheshire
    By: Gibson - 17 February 2017 - 2 Comments

    Dr James Cheshire is a geographer with a passion for mapping data. His award-winning maps draw from his research as a Senior Lecturer at University College London [...]

    Cigarette City tour
    By: Gibson - 14 February 2017 - 2 Comments

    At one time London must have been rife with smokers, if the number of cigarette brands named after its roads and districts are anything to go on [...]

    London Trivia: Miscarriage of justice
    By: Gibson - 12 February 2017 - 0 Comments

    Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read on a weekly basis or dip in [...]

    Would you Adam and Eve it?
    By: Gibson - 10 February 2017 - 2 Comments

    Fluency meant you were very much an insider, and thus more likely to be seen as trustworthy or sympathetic by your peers [...]

    The last Blue Posts
    By: Gibson - 07 February 2017 - 0 Comments

    For many years it was thought that while barber/surgeons sported a red and white striped pole outside their premises, a pair of blue posts denoted that this was a sedan rank [...]

    London Trivia: Blocked drains
    By: Gibson - 05 February 2017 - 0 Comments

    Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read on a weekly basis or dip in [...]

    Site Unseen: Gwynne House
    By: Gibson - 03 February 2017 - 0 Comments

    Every month CabbieBlog hopes to show you a little gem of a building that you might have passed without noticing, in the past they have ranged from a modernist car park; a penguin pool; [...]

    Anyone for tennis?
    By: Gibson - 31 January 2017 - 0 Comments

    Could it be Edward VII moniker? Rumours have it that the future monarch would have secret trysts with Lillie Langtry within these modest walls [...]

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    Shaggy Dog Story

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    A fair fare week

    A fair fare week

    July 05, 2016
    Towering Ambition

    Towering Ambition

    January 22, 2010
    The end of the road

    The end of the road

    January 12, 2016