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Grumpy! That’s a Laugh
By: Gibson - 18 September 2018 - 0 Comments

London’s taxi drivers have in the past been identified as the country’s grumpiest workers. A survey found that traffic jams, the rising cost of petrol and drunken passengers meant that cabbies rarely managed a [...]

London Trivia: Last night at the Proms
By: Gibson - 16 September 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 September 2018 - 0 Comments

The only point of interest is Stockwell bus garage described by Will Self as “a pod of whales, a concrete Leviathan, frozen in mid arch as they swim through the rather choppy brick sea [...]

London Books Review: The House by the Thames
By: Gibson - 14 September 2018 - 0 Comments

Gillian Tindall forensically examined a house whose history spanned nearly 450 years in her book The House by the Thames and the people who lived there [...]

By: Gibson - 11 September 2018 - 2 Comments

ackney, this impoverished region of east London, was probably unknown to most of the world before the Olympic Games Committee decided its marshes would make a rather splendid place to hold the next Games. [...]

London Trivia: Bear fight
By: Gibson - 09 September 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 [...]

Cracking the Coade
By: Gibson - 07 September 2018 - 0 Comments

Standing on Westminster Bridge guarding the gateway to south London stands the 13-ton South Bank Lion [...]

Site Unseen: Talgarth Road
By: Gibson - 04 September 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 woman might piss it out
By: Gibson - 02 September 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 September 2018 - 0 Comments

Statically you are more likely to give up, than gain that winners medal of a green badge, those who do persist on their journey often refer to losing their grip on reality as the [...]