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    London for free
    By: Gibson - 24 April 2018 - 2 Comments

    While London can certainly be pricey, whether you’re planning a weekend trip to the capital, there are still plenty of things to do on a budget, here are 20 London attractions you can visit [...]

    London Trivia: Brakes, you need brakes?
    By: Gibson - 22 April 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 - 21 April 2018 - 0 Comments

    When Mick Jagger has shuffled off his mortal coil, a blue plaque could be affixed to number 48 commemorating a drugs bust, led by the head of the Chelsea Drug Squad, the curiously named [...]

    The London Grill: Jonno Riley
    By: Gibson - 20 April 2018 - 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 [...]

    A car crash of an idea
    By: Gibson - 17 April 2018 - 0 Comments

    A taxi-cab driver at the inquest that the vehicle was incapable of travelling in excess of 4½ miles-an-hour and the jury returned a verdict of accidental death, the coroner optimistically opining that he hoped [...]

    London Trivia: Just like that!
    By: Gibson - 15 April 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 [...]

    London Books Review: London Taxi Driver Slang
    By: Gibson - 13 April 2018 - 0 Comments

    My favourite is The Gas Works, summed up as The Houses of Parliament: hot air at extortionate prices [...]

    Cabman psychogeographer
    By: Gibson - 10 April 2018 - 2 Comments

    But another Hugh Pearman wrote a slim paperback, Curious London in 1951, subtitled “An illustrated guide to the curious places and curious things in the twenty-nine boroughs and cities that make up the county [...]

    London Trivia: Ice Cream Lady
    By: Gibson - 08 April 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 - 07 April 2018 - 0 Comments

    They would ply for hire from designated locations along the Thames, with the cry of “Oars! Oars!” which later was forbidden as the cry could be confused by tourists with “Whores! Whores!” [...]

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