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    Site Unseen: The Concrete House
    By: Gibson - 03 March 2017 - 0 Comments

    Number 549 Lordship Lane is believed to be the only surviving example of a 19th-century concrete house [...]

    London from an Outsider’s Point of View
    By: Gibson - 28 February 2017 - 0 Comments

    Almost wherever you turn in London there is something that grabs your attention, making the city one of the top tourist locations in the world [...]

    London Trivia: A safe bet?
    By: Gibson - 26 February 2017 - 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 [...]

    Statistics
    By: Gibson - 24 February 2017 - 4 Comments

    It has been 8 years, almost to the day, since I started CabbieBlog with the first post given the prosaic title: Make a Cuppa and do The Knowledge [...]

    Taxi! Taxi!
    By: Gibson - 21 February 2017 - 4 Comments

    This remarkable film from the old Rank Organisation shows how much the cab trade has changed over the years. The most obvious difference is that cabbies worked for a garage while nowadays all London [...]

    London Trivia: Hidden in plain sight
    By: Gibson - 19 February 2017 - 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 [...]

    The London Grill: James Cheshire
    By: Gibson - 17 February 2017 - 2 Comments

    Dr James Cheshire is a geographer with a passion for mapping data. His award-winning maps draw from his research as a Senior Lecturer at University College London [...]

    Cigarette City tour
    By: Gibson - 14 February 2017 - 2 Comments

    At one time London must have been rife with smokers, if the number of cigarette brands named after its roads and districts are anything to go on [...]

    London Trivia: Miscarriage of justice
    By: Gibson - 12 February 2017 - 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 on a weekly basis or dip in [...]

    Would you Adam and Eve it?
    By: Gibson - 10 February 2017 - 2 Comments

    Fluency meant you were very much an insider, and thus more likely to be seen as trustworthy or sympathetic by your peers [...]