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By: Gibson - 14 August 2018 - 0 Comments

Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May and still smelled pretty good by June [...]

London Trivia: Jam and Jerusalem
By: Gibson - 12 August 2018 - 2 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 weekly or dip in and out [...]

London Books Review: London Sight Unseen
By: Gibson - 10 August 2018 - 0 Comments

The Leaning Tower of Rotherhithe, the sole survivor of this area's industrial past described as "one of the most solitary houses in London" [...]

By: Gibson - 07 August 2018 - 0 Comments

Royal loos were scrubbed out by workers called gongscourers [...]

London Trivia: Electromagnetic telegraph
By: Gibson - 05 August 2018 - 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 weekly or dip in and out [...]

By: Gibson - 04 August 2018 - 0 Comments

A story to inspire the underdog, the old Wickhams department store on Mile End Road was a masterpiece of thwarted desire. Called the ‘Harrods of the East’, its architectural model was actually Selfridges, although [...]

Site Unseen: Colcutt Tower
By: Gibson - 03 August 2018 - 0 Comments

At nearly 300ft. Colcutt’s Tower is higher than the dome of St. Paul’s [...]

Anglia & Angst
By: Gibson - 31 July 2018 - 4 Comments

BeetleyPete started blogging only 6 years ago, but in that short time has developed a strong following [...]

London Trivia: Wedded bliss
By: Gibson - 29 July 2018 - 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 weekly or dip in and out [...]

Down Your Alley: Oranges and Lemons
By: Gibson - 27 July 2018 - 2 Comments

Today we go all oranges and lemons, William of Orange could have had associations with Orange Yard. Nell Gwyn may have trudged down here on one of her excursions [...]

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