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 [...]

London Trivia: The law’s an Ass
By: Gibson - 27 January 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 [...]

Dead boring
By: Gibson - 25 January 2019 - 0 Comments

It’s the stuff of a science fiction writer’s dreams. Excavating in London one finds something buried that should have remained entombed forever. In the late 1950s, BBC Television transmitted the Quatermass trilogy, culminating in [...]

By: Gibson - 22 January 2019 - 3 Comments

In the summer of 1888 what happened in this building was to change the history of the labour movement [...]

London Trivia: Cold comfort
By: Gibson - 20 January 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 - 19 January 2019 - 0 Comments

Standing on scaffolding above the entrance, female employees on arriving would be greeted by the unwelcome sight of London’s first ‘builder’s bum' for Gill wore a monk’s habit with nothing underneath [...]

The London Grill: Malcolm Edwards
By: Gibson - 18 January 2019 - 0 Comments

We challenge our contributor to reply to ten devilishly probing questions about their London and we don’t take “Sorry Gov” for an answer. Everyone sitting in the hot seat will face the same questions [...]

Avoid idleness and intemperance
By: Gibson - 15 January 2019 - 0 Comments

In 1837 a young woman found herself the monarch of her country, she remained Queen during an unprecedented time of burgeoning industry and wealth creation, giving her name to the 64 years she reigned [...]

London Trivia: The Hand of God
By: Gibson - 13 January 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 [...]

Photographing London: Iconic Locations and Hidden Gems
By: Gibson - 11 January 2019 - 0 Comments

London is one of the greatest cities in the world. There are so many iconic and historical sites that, as a photographer, it can be hard to know where to get started. Whether you’re [...]

London In Quotations

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Christmas History Trivia

Christmas History Trivia

December 24, 2010
Tiddy Dolls

Tiddy Dolls

May 09, 2014
The Lions of London

The Lions of London

August 15, 2017