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My Tower Poppy
By: Gibson - 30 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Like many I watched the red sea of poppies slowly fill the Tower’s moat and on one cold night in October when the installation was about half completed I joined many others watching as [...]

A Laundry List of Things To Do
By: Gibson - 27 January 2015 - 0 Comments

The great Samuel Johnson once said that when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life. So, why is it Londoners spend so much time on boring things like laundry when [...]

Bomb Sights
By: Gibson - 23 January 2015 - 0 Comments

In my house in suburban North London we had a joke about my Father’s war wound. Thankfully his war service concluded without injury, his garden fence on the other hand did not survive unscathed. [...]

Shakespeare in Love
By: Gibson - 20 January 2015 - 0 Comments

It is not often that a cabbie gets to play a seminal role in a play, but this happens in one of the scenes from Shakespeare in Love written by Marc Norman and Tom [...]

The London Grill: Kieran Meeke
By: Gibson - 16 January 2015 - 0 Comments

We challenge our contributor to reply to ten devilishly probing questions about their London and we don’t take “Sorry Gov” for an answer. Everyone sitting in the hot seat will face the same questions [...]

City Limits
By: Gibson - 13 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Ask any cabbie where the centre of London would be and you’ll get an unequivocal answer – The King Charles I Island in Trafalgar Square – there is even a plaque to prove this [...]

Dancing on the dead
By: Gibson - 09 January 2015 - 0 Comments

You might have seen on the sidebar that my Christmas read has been Dirty Old London: The Victorians fight against filth by Lee Jackson. The book is a real eye-opener about just how awful [...]

Trinity Court
By: Gibson - 06 January 2015 - 2 Comments

Every month CabbieBlog hopes to show you a little gem of a building which you might have passed without noticing. Trinity Court is a block of flats that I’ve admired from the days when [...]

Christmas London Tour – Part 2
By: Gibson - 02 January 2015 - Comments Off

This is the second part of our Christmas Tour. No pictures are necessary we all know what the tourist sites look like; all that’s provided is a potted history. I’ve attempted to give directions [...]

Christmas London Tour – Part 1
By: Gibson - 30 December 2014 - 0 Comments

It is that time of the year when many of you have time off from work coupled with a lifting of the congestion charge. So here is a potted car tour of our capital [...]

Piggeries and Potteries
Six Degrees of CabbieBlog

Six Degrees of CabbieBlog

December 23, 2011

Royal pub crawl

September 30, 2011
Dead boring

Dead boring

February 17, 2012