: ' London’s streets'
Pity the poor postman (or cabbie) when trying to locate some misspelled parts of London. You would have thought that after years of use some kind of conformity would result. When writing about London’s New River [...]
Cork Street is a short thoroughfare in Mayfair lined with art galleries, having gained its name from the 1st Earl of Burlington who also happened to be 2nd Earl of Cork in Ireland. It was he, [...]
Just south of bustling Victoria lies a little enclave comprising some of the quietest streets in London. It is an area full of intrigue and scandal, so isolated yet near to the seats of power if [...]
Heritage and history, you can’t get away from it nowadays: Restoration Home, Downton Abbey, Antique Roadshow; touch your remote and up pops another programme reminding us of our past and the need to preserve it. On a [...]
A rare view of Buckingham Street, by John Niemann, 1854, where Dickens lived briefly in 1834. David Copperfield lived here too. Note the York Water Gate in the background, still visible today. n a little backwater [...]