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    London Trivia: Father of modern philanthropy
    By: Gibson - 26 March 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 weekly or dip in and out [...]

    Down Your Alley: Tweezer’s Alley
    By: Gibson - 24 March 2017 - 0 Comments

    The oldest legal ceremony in England apart from the coronation itself, the Quit Rents Ceremony, where six horseshoes are presented to the Queen’s Remembrancer [...]

    Apostrophes
    By: Gibson - 21 March 2017 - 4 Comments

    The bible of the cabbie, the A-Z gives it the possessive squiggle, while Google Maps, the new kid on the block cannot make up its mind [...]

    London Trivia: The sky at night
    By: Gibson - 19 March 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 weekly or dip in and out [...]

    The London Grill: Bugwoman
    By: Gibson - 17 March 2017 - 6 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. [...]

    Bugwoman on Location
    By: Gibson - 14 March 2017 - 0 Comments

    There was much to love about the area, but the flat had no garden, just a tiny balcony, too small to stand on. Occasionally a woodpigeon or a butterfly would come to visit, but [...]

    London Trivia: Much ado about nothing
    By: Gibson - 12 March 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 weekly or dip in and out [...]

    Down Your Alley: Devereux Court
    By: Gibson - 10 March 2017 - 2 Comments

    The court has a somewhat quaint atmosphere although the present buildings are mainly of mock Georgian, built in the 1950's [...]

    The first London cab
    By: Gibson - 07 March 2017 - 0 Comments

    In 1897, the first motor cabs appeared in London. They were electrically powered and called Berseys, after the manager of the London Electrical Cab  Company, Walter C. Bersey [...]

    London Trivia: A naturalist’s nightmare
    By: Gibson - 05 March 2017 - 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 [...]