By: Gibson - 10 October 2018 - 0 Comments

By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show. Samuel Johnson, as quoted by James Boswell in The Life of Samuel Johnson [...]

London Trivia: Naked Tamils
By: Gibson - 17 February 2019 - 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 - 16 February 2019 - 0 Comments

The Knowledge, of course, is a test of the applicant’s knowledge of London’s 22,000 streets and what is to be found upon those streets [...]

Stand out from the crowd
By: Gibson - 15 February 2019 - 0 Comments

Running your own business is an excellent antidote to complaining [...]

London Books Review: The Great Trees of London
By: Gibson - 12 February 2019 - 2 Comments

There are not many times in a person’s life when they know precisely what they were doing on a particular day and time [...]

London Trivia: Torment of one’s mother
By: Gibson - 10 February 2019 - 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 [...]

A tale of a tail
By: Gibson - 08 February 2019 - 0 Comments

He noticed that his cheese had been nibbled and suspicion fell on his mate [...]

Welsh dairies
By: Gibson - 05 February 2019 - 4 Comments

J. Evans Dairy a Grade II listed building on the corner of Warren Street and Conway Street. Built 1793 and tiles circ. 1916 a rare surviving example of a Welsh dairy. T IS A [...]

London Trivia: Breaking the ice
By: Gibson - 03 February 2019 - 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 [...]

223 Bow Road
By: Gibson - 01 February 2019 - 0 Comments

The building this month is passed unnoticed by thousands every day standing as it does incongruously next to a drive-in McDonald’s [...]

A Sneak Peek at the redesign
By: Gibson - 29 January 2019 - 4 Comments

The current design has been used since the 2012 Olympics and although I still like the layout I've always felt that the typography was a little difficult to read being displayed in a small [...]