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: Workplace accident
By: Gibson - 21 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 [...]

Epstein’s door knob
By: Gibson - 19 July 2019 - 0 Comments

There was a storm of reactionary fury, with newspaper leader columns advising men not to let their wives and daughters see these abominations [...]

A trip to the Tower
By: Gibson - 16 July 2019 - 0 Comments

A special act of parliament had to be passed making it the only building in the UK that can be legally evacuated by lift. [...]

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 [...]

London In Quotations

October 10, 2018
A tale of two cities

A tale of two cities

February 23, 2010
A Quack’s Cure

A Quack’s Cure

January 07, 2014
Orange Street

Orange Street

July 24, 2018

Lost for words

January 17, 2012
Maidens without midriffs

Maidens without midriffs

September 02, 2011
Going Japanese

Going Japanese

February 20, 2018