Wagging tails

Pootling around London

As a bonus, for your support, each month two long-form posts from my book Pootling around London, a travelogue about riding around London exploring the capital’s traditions, tripe and trivia, whilst undertaking The Knowledge will be [...]

Sunday Best

I'm now posting nuggets of triviality every Sunday. Each post will have a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information. They may be read on a weekly [...]

Run for the Hills

On the night of 7th January 1928 the Embankment wall collapsed near Lambeth Bridge, right opposite the Tate. Flood water poured across the road destroying homes and forcing local residents in one of London’s most deprived [...]

Jump on a bus

One of my favourite London films is Brannigan, starring John Wayne as a Chicago detective. It is as if Visit London had commissioned Paul Greengrass to direct a travel documentary aimed at American tourists. [...]