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Female London Cabbies
By: Gibson - 27 February 2015 - 0 Comments

What is it really like being a female black cab driver? Clegg Gifford interviewed Stella Wood to find out what life is like as a female cabby Earlier this month, Clegg Gifford interviewed Stella [...]

One for the road
By: Gibson - 24 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Near Tower Bridge is an apartment block, well two in fact, and called The Circle. A road runs between these two crescent shaped buildings, and in the centre is a rather magnificent sculpture. The [...]

The London Grill: Ambrose Hide
By: Gibson - 20 February 2015 - 2 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 [...]

Alhambra House
By: Gibson - 17 February 2015 - 0 Comments

With its constant traffic jam, when travelling north along Charing Cross Road you have plenty of time to look at the landscape. One has always puzzled me, for this uninspired building has a [...]

My Beloved Phoenix
By: Gibson - 13 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Going to the cinema is not just about the film, it is, or should be, a total cinematic experience and for me, there is a special place in London where you can find just [...]

The thin brass line
By: Gibson - 10 February 2015 - 0 Comments

I wrote some time ago of attempts by the French, not for the first time, of attempting to wrestle back the Prime Meridian from England. At the end of that recent conference there doesn’t [...]

Uber new ideas
By: Gibson - 06 February 2015 - 2 Comments

What does the future hold for black cabs? As many people already know, London cab drivers go through an incredibly rigorous set of examinations, known as The Knowledge, before they may take up their [...]

Euston Arch Lodges
By: Gibson - 03 February 2015 - 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; [...]

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 [...]

A Birthday Wish

June 09, 2009
A window on Talgarth Road

A window on Talgarth Road

December 04, 2012
Cracking the Coade

Cracking the Coade

August 17, 2010
Mayfair’s leering peer

Mayfair’s leering peer

December 23, 2013

An inspirational spire

March 02, 2012