London Links

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There are numerous websites about London. Here in no particular order are some of my favourites:

A London Inheritance
A Peace of London
A year of London
Bug Woman – Adventures in London
Bollards of London
Caroline’s Miscellany
Derelict London
Diamond Geezer
Discovering London
Edith’s Streets
Faded London
Georgian London
Great War London
Hidden London
Jane’s London
Ladies who bus
Left Field Londoner
London Adventurer
London Calling
London Details
London Diary Blog
London Historians’ Blog
London is Cool
London Street Views
London Underground
London Unveiled
Londoneer
Londonist
Look Up London
Mapping London
Memoirs of a Metro Girl
Pigeon Blog
Secret London
She Loves London
Silver Tiger
Smitten by Britain
Street Art London
Stuff about London
The Accidental Londoner
The Great Wen
Tired of London, Tired of Life
Victorian London

This is a selection of some great cabbies’ blogs:

Bill Munro
Black Cab Knowledge Guy
Black Cab London
Black Cab Quotes
Female Taxi Drivers
London Black Cab
Words on the Street
Legalled Off
Taxi Leaks
The Hackney Hack

There are also blogs about the ‘villages’ of London known as hyper-local blogs. Divided broadly by area, this is not a definitive list of the best hyper-local blogs from London so if you have a favourite not featured here please let me know.

NORTH LONDON BLOGS
Love Camden – Camden
Kings Cross Environment – Kings Cross
West Hampstead Life – West Hampstead
The Kentish Towner – Kentish Town
Brunswick Life –  Brunswick in Bloomsbury
Park Life – Kensal Rise and Queen’s Park
Kensal Rising  – Kensal
Harringay Online – Harringay
Stroud Green – Stroud Green
Islington Faces Blog – Islington

WEST LONDON BLOGS
Fulham Road – Fulham
South West Six – Fulham
The West Way – Notting Hill
Chiswick W4 – Chiswick
Shepherds Bush W12 – Shepherds Bush
Hammersmith Today – Hammersmith
Acton W3 – Acton
Ealing Today – Ealing
Fulham SW6 – Fulham
Putney SW15 – Putney
Wimbledon SW19 – Wimbledon
My Notting Hill – Notting Hill
Brentford TW8 – Brentford
Wandsworth SW18 – Wandsworth
The Library Time Machine – Kensington and Chelsea

SOUTH LONDON BLOGS
853 – Greenwich/ South East London
Love Clapham – Clapham
The Blackheath Bugle – Blackheath
Greenwich.co.uk – Greenwich
The Royal Borough of Greenwich – Greenwich
Lurking About SE11 – Kennington, Oval, Vauxhall
Camberwell Online – Camberwell, Nunhead
London SE1 – SE1
Brockley Central – Brockley
Vassall View – Stockwell, Brixton
Brixton Blog – Brixton
Deptford Dame – Deptford, New Cross
The Greenwich Phantom – Greenwich
Streatham Pulse – Streatham
Loughborough Junction’s Blog – Loughborough Junction
East Dulwich Forum – Dulwich Peckham & Nunhead
Dulwich on View – Dulwich Village
WandsworthSW18 – Wandsworth
Stockwell News– Stockwell, South Lambeth
Cross What Fields – Creekside,Deptford
Transpontine – New Cross, Deptford, Brockley
Beckenham Town – Beckenham
Inside Croydon – Croydon
Tradescant Road – South Lambeth
The Progress Estate – Eltham

EAST LONDON BLOGS
East London Local – East London
What’s In Wapping – Wapping
Loving Dalston – Dalston, Hackney
Yeah! Hackney – Hackney
Clapton Pond Blog – Dave Hill’s great insight into his area
Chatsworth Road Market – Hackney
Hackney Homemade Market – Hackney food
Blood & Property Living in Hackney
Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group – Clapton Pond
Leabank Square – Hackney
Open Dalston – Dalston
Stoke Newington People – Stoke Newington
This Hackney Life – Hackney
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