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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 [...]

Ancient Inns of the Borough High Street

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

Bugwoman on Location

There was much to love about the area, but the flat had no garden, just a tiny balcony, too small to stand on. Occasionally a woodpigeon or a butterfly would come to visit, but basically I [...]

The first London cab

In 1897, the first motor cabs appeared in London. They were electrically powered and called Berseys, after the manager of the London Electrical Cab  Company, Walter C. Bersey [...]

London from an Outsider’s Point of View

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 [...]