By: Gibson - 10 October 2018 - 0 Comments

By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show. Samuel Johnson, as quoted by James Boswell in The Life of Samuel Johnson [...]

London Trivia: Killed by a turnip
By: Gibson - 14 July 2019 - 0 Comments

Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read weekly or dip in and out [...]

London Leviathan
By: Gibson - 12 July 2019 - 0 Comments

Whatever the truth was, the SS Great Eastern was certainly a jinxed ship [...]

Gutenberg to Zuckerberg
By: Gibson - 09 July 2019 - 0 Comments

Writers create, some suffer from the condition known as hypergraphia - the overwhelming urge to write [...]

London Trivia: London tube bombing
By: Gibson - 07 July 2019 - 0 Comments

Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read weekly or dip in and out [...]

By: Gibson - 05 July 2019 - 0 Comments

Do not wobble about the road but ride as steadily as possible . . . [...]

Un-Fare: Sacrificed At The Green Altar
By: Gibson - 02 July 2019 - 0 Comments

The London taxi will become nothing more than a curious antiquity [...]

London Trivia: Lady Thatcher’s maiden speech
By: Gibson - 30 June 2019 - 0 Comments

Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read weekly or dip in and out [...]

The elephant in the room
By: Gibson - 28 June 2019 - 0 Comments

So out went Rodney Gordon’s box of glass, which would have allowed the public to see the London Underground transformer beneath [...]

Lost in translation
By: Gibson - 25 June 2019 - 0 Comments

You are flummoxed, but you must never reveal this, you’re the world authority on everything London, right? [...]

London Trivia: A floating pound
By: Gibson - 23 June 2019 - 0 Comments

Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read weekly or dip in and out [...]

London In Quotations

October 10, 2018
London Trivia: First Blitz

London Trivia: First Blitz

September 24, 2017

Eating humble pie

September 24, 2010
In Blog We Trust

In Blog We Trust

June 29, 2015
Dead boring

Dead boring

February 17, 2012