: ' London alleys'

Down Your Alley: Guildhall Yard

Peering around the east end of the church of St Lawrence Jewry brings into view one of London's most distinguished buildings; this is Guildhall Yard and directly ahead is the Guildhall itself [...]

Down Your Alley: Appletree Yard

After seemingly having to spend an age trying to remove a virus from CabbieBlog’s website, today it is the turn of focussing on a virus of a different and more deadly nature which once stalked London’s [...]

Down Your Alley: Old Barrack Yard and Kinnerton Street

Recently CabbieBlog featured a piece about a hostage situation played out in Knightsbridge's Spaghetti House Restaurant. [...]

Down Your Alley: Adam and Eve Court

As everyone is rushing to do their Christmas Shopping, the little alley of Adam and Eve Court is often passed by unnoticed. [...]

Down Your Alley: Gunpowder Square

I had intended this month’s Down Your Alley to be Guy Fawkes related and Gunpowder Square seemed the perfect place to start [...]

Down Your Alley: Craig’s Court

After fruitless attempts to extricate the carriage, a red-faced and by all accounts extremely angry Mr Speaker Onslow had to be extricated through a hole cut in the roof of the carriage [...]

Down Your Alley: Craven Passage

To the right of the pub is Craven Passage, which has within it as unusual a pub to be found in the capital [...]

Down Your Alley: The Two Bears

Frequently the tether was too weak or the bear was too strong and the real fun started when the wild animal broke loose [...]

Down Your Alley: Turnagain Lane

I thought Turnagain Lane was the perfect metaphor for what’s going on in the Palace of Westminster [...]

Down Your Alley: Blue Bell Yard

This area should be a hive of activity after the forthcoming General Election if, as predicted, the Conservatives win [...]