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London Trivia: Local Football
By: Gibson - 14 December 2018 - 2 Comments

Tottenham Hotspur was the first London club to win a European-wide tournament, triumphing at the 1963 Cup Winners’ Cup [...]

London Books Review: Streets of Sin
By: Gibson - 18 December 2018 - 0 Comments

In October 2010 I got a fare to take a famous writer to his home which presciently was situated near the summit of one of the most famous hills in London – Notting Hill. [...]

London Trivia: The Lambeth Walk
By: Gibson - 16 December 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 - 15 December 2018 - 0 Comments

The city had just one river crossing, resulting in taking over an hour to cross the river. Combined to this was the additional hazards of mugging in the slow-moving traffic and getting contents [...]

By: Gibson - 11 December 2018 - 0 Comments

E ALL LIKE TO COMPLAIN and if really aggrieved, protest to make our point, or to change the world. But for having protesters with the greatest tenacity, London would appear to lead the way, we [...]

London Trivia: Pooh Bear
By: Gibson - 09 December 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 December 2018 - 0 Comments

The next time you find yourself in Soho, go to Broadwick Street where at one end you’ll find a village pump, while standing on the junction with Lexington Street is a pub rejoicing in [...]

By: Gibson - 04 December 2018 - 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; [...]

London Trivia: A St. Paul’s workman
By: Gibson - 02 December 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 - 01 December 2018 - 2 Comments

Some say it was a Helter-skelter, when oysters were sold as a cheap and popular fast food of the day, Netten’s Oyster House was marked with a lighthouse – kind of the McDonalds ‘golden [...]

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Lights are for losers

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Grumpy and dumpy

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A Cavalier Attitude

A Cavalier Attitude

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