In 1555 Bishop of London, Edmund Bonner, ordered 300 men and women to be burnt at the stake for their faith, hence the word 'Bon-Fires'
What I’m Reading
Mr. Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead
Forget the TV series, this is the real story of Harry Gordon Selfridge once the owner of the largest department store in London, American maverick, risk-taker, dandy and one of the greatest showmen the retail world has ever known. Mr. Selfridge reveals the captivating story of the rise and fall of the man who revolutionised the way we shop.
The people at the Metro have asked me to give my views about London
Find out about what London cabbies think of working in their city
For almost a century this plucky little structure has stood its ground. It looks like the final shot of an Ealing comedy -
but its story is a triumph of the individual over corporate bullying. Click on the picture to read its fascinating story
and how you can save this building from the developers.