: ' London curiosities'
Bracken House is to be found sandwiched between Distaff Lane, Friday Street, Queen Victoria Street and Cannon Street and is named after Brendan Bracken a close friend of Winston Churchill so close so rumour was that [...]
I don’t know why, but I’ve always found this little enclave on the edge of the City a little sinister. The badly lit roads are narrow with the tall grimy red-brick tenements seemingly to bear down [...]
Quite why a church has remained on this site since 1122 I do not know. It just shows the tenacity of the area’s residents that St. George the Martyr on Borough High Street is the third [...]
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the largest sea-borne invasion in history. On 6th June 1944 little short of 7,000 vessels were used to transport troops and equipment in a counter offensive against Hitler’s German occupation [...]
In a few months time the Scots go to the polls to decide if they wish to break with England. Should they make this historic break we can only hope the split is amicable and they let [...]