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A London Life with falconer Matt Hoskins

It’s not every day you turn the corner of a city street to find a gobby falcon perched on someone’s arm [...]

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 [...]

Heaven’s Rank

Ever wondered about the hackney coachman or the hansom cab driver of yesteryear? Who was he? Where did he come from? How old was he? How long did he work as a cabman? [...]

London for free

While London can certainly be pricey, whether you’re planning a weekend trip to the capital, there are still plenty of things to do on a budget, here are 20 London attractions you can visit for free [...]

Cabman psychogeographer

But another Hugh Pearman wrote a slim paperback, Curious London in 1951, subtitled “An illustrated guide to the curious places and curious things in the twenty-nine boroughs and cities that make up the county of London” [...]

What Is The Best Mode Of Transport To Use When In London?

London has undeniably got one of the most developed transportation systems in the world, boasting the famous London Underground train service, as well as the iconic black cabs [...]

‘Mr Frieake’ and a gruesome cab fare

To his friends and neighbours on East London's Tredegar Square, Henry Wainwright was “A most respectable man” [...]

From Coach House to Mayfair Mansion

Designed initially as a coach house for the Capel Family, the Earls of Essex, this 8,051 square foot property in the heart of Mayfair, just a stone’s throw from Hyde Park, has been transformed, under the [...]

What You Might Find Roaming Around London’s Storied East End

With historic landmarks and attractions including the London Docklands, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Columbia Road Flower Market and much more to explore [...]

Ancient Inns of the Borough High Street–continued

Borough High Street needs to be studied carefully. It can be considered one of London’s oldest streets. It was laid out by the Romans [...]