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    A study in scarlet
    By: Gibson - 22 August 2017 - 0 Comments

    Everyone knows that Sherlock Holmes lived at 221b Baker Street, but, there is a problem when Sir Arthur Conan Doyle penned Sherlock Holmes number 221b didn't exist [...]

    London Trivia: Marchioness disaster
    By: Gibson - 20 August 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: David Fathers
    By: Gibson - 18 August 2017 - 0 Comments

    David Father is a graphic designer, illustrator and web project manager, he’s gone onto write and illustrate a trilogy of guide books on the waterways of London [...]

    The Lions of London
    By: Gibson - 15 August 2017 - 5 Comments

    My father would tell me of a time at the London Zoo, where he worked, of an old lion inadvertently falling out of his cage [...]

    London Trivia: Heartening news
    By: Gibson - 13 August 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 [...]

    Killed by a cab
    By: Gibson - 11 August 2017 - 2 Comments

    When it was finished, the good colonel dashed across the roads to admire his creation, tripped and was bowled over by a cab [...]

    Bill of fare
    By: Gibson - 08 August 2017 - 2 Comments

    Built in 1906, this Cabbies' shelter can be found in Grosvenor Gardens and is one of the last of only 13 still standing in London [...]

    London Trivia: Ascending rooms
    By: Gibson - 06 August 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 [...]

    Ferryman’s seat
    By: Gibson - 04 August 2017 - 2 Comments

    A short walk from Shakespeare's Globe is Bear Gardens near its original location is a ferryman's seat. [...]

    Site Unseen: York Watergate
    By: Gibson - 01 August 2017 - 0 Comments

    This little arch gives you an idea of how wide the Thames was before the construction of the Victoria Embankment [...]