Puppydog tails

London’s bathtime

Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May and still smelled pretty good by June [...]

London Books Review: London Sight Unseen

The Leaning Tower of Rotherhithe, the sole survivor of this area's industrial past described as "one of the most solitary houses in London" [...]

108 years down the drain

Royal loos were scrubbed out by workers called gongscourers [...]

KTS Corner

The clock's numbers on the dial replaced by representations of building materials [...]

London Books Review: The Phoenix

Nicholas Barbon who built hundreds of shoddy houses, some at Mincing Lane collapsed because their foundations were inadequate [...]

The Story That Came Too Late

Walking around the cab he could see nothing amiss but as he opened the nearside door the woman fell into his arms covered in blood [...]

Banning The Beautiful Game

Playing football in London has often been curtailed or banned by the authorities [...]

The Secret Door

Here's an opportunity to discover Narnia in London, by going through a secret door and find that you are in a different world [...]

Gardiner’s Corner

Gardiner's was also the scene of the famous Battle of Cable Street [...]

London Books Review: Curiocity

Not so much Mao's Little Red Book, this tome runs to 450 A4 page and has been described as a love letter to the capital [...]