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St. Bartholomew’s Gatehouse
By: Gibson - 04 August 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; [...]

Cab detritus
By: Gibson - 31 July 2015 - 0 Comments

As the London cab trade continues to implode with no sign from Transport for London stopping the freefall into oblivion, today we have a photo montage going down memory lane when the Black Cab [...]

Top secret stowaways
By: Gibson - 28 July 2015 - 0 Comments

Almost nightly in the news are reports of asylum seekers trying to cross the Channel to gain domicile in England. Most try to hide inside lorries bound for Dover, and if you believe the [...]

A load of old bollards
By: Gibson - 24 July 2015 - 0 Comments

Like many I love an urban myth: pigeons knowingly travelling on the tube; Jimi Hendrix was responsible for releasing the original breeding pair of parakeets; or cabbies have to keep a bale of straw [...]

The Ice Cream Cab
By: Gibson - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

It never fails to amaze me the uses that the London cab can be put once it stops ferrying passengers around. He is another in the occasional series of novel uses for cabs. Tom, [...]

The London Grill: Jonathan Lovett and Marianne MacRitchie
By: Gibson - 17 July 2015 - 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 [...]

Building site lines
By: Gibson - 14 July 2015 - 0 Comments

Ask Londoners what their favourite building would be and they’ll probably say St. Paul’s Cathedral. With this in mind the capital’s favourite has been protected by a series of sightlines for decades. During its [...]

Hire today, gone tomorrow
By: Gibson - 10 July 2015 - 0 Comments

Recently I went to see the summer blockbuster film Jurassic World. Coming out of the cinema it occurred to me that the film was a perfect metaphor for the demise of the London cab [...]

Twenty’s plenty
By: Gibson - 07 July 2015 - 2 Comments

I’ve always thought of the 30 mph speed limit in London as having been imposed since the dawn of time. The recent seemingly draconian measure by many local authorities to reduce this to a [...]

Oakley Square Gardens Lodge
By: Gibson - 03 July 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; [...]

Churchill’s chair

Churchill’s chair

August 22, 2014
The luxuries of London

The luxuries of London

November 19, 2013
Bees in the City

Bees in the City

August 29, 2014

4,821 can’t be wrong

October 11, 2011