London Trivia: Adjoining rooms
By: Gibson - 22 September 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 [...]

Is this London’s first nimby?
By: Gibson - 20 September 2019 - 0 Comments

Despite fierce local opposition to the proposal, Yerkes won the Parliamentary permission he needed for his ambitious, if not dubious scheme [...]

London’s original coffee house
By: Gibson - 17 September 2019 - 0 Comments

Starbucks might produce a more sophisticated brew but the convivial atmosphere where debate originated was here [...]

London Trivia: The Sun hits the streets
By: Gibson - 15 September 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 [...]

I could eat a horse, and other animals
By: Gibson - 13 September 2019 - 2 Comments

They were treated to roasted hedgehog, grilled crocodile streak, slug soup, horse's tongue, boiled elephant trunk and boiled porpoise head [...]

Undiscovered Hippy Homes
By: Gibson - 10 September 2019 - 0 Comments

If ever there was a place in London which shows the capital to be a collection of villages, it's little community [...]

London Trivia: Bombing anniversaries
By: Gibson - 08 September 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 [...]

Selfridge’s
By: Gibson - 06 September 2019 - 0 Comments

He invented the phrase ‘Only – Shopping Days until Christmas’ [...]

By: Gibson - 03 September 2019 - 0 Comments

The French House sells more Ricard than anywhere else in Britain [...]

London Trivia: Self-service debut
By: Gibson - 01 September 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
Ghost lights

Ghost lights

December 17, 2013

A rocky ride

March 20, 2018

Goodbye Hippodrome

June 26, 2009
The Curse of Falstaff

The Curse of Falstaff

March 05, 2019