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25 blogs about London.

  1. Caroline's Miscellany
    “Unusual London history and places of interest to visit, Deptford, Brittany, Postman's Park.” 🇬🇧

    Ghost signs (143): York found and - nearly - lost again
    Piccadilly in York is less fancy than its London counterpart, but full of interest. If you look carefully, you can even spot the large and bright ghost sign for Foxton's Garage. The reason that care …
    By CarolineLD, 164 words

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  2. Cemetery Club
    “Museums of People // Libraries of the Dead.” By Sheldon K. Goodman. 🇬🇧

    Let’s Go Outside
    Not on the official tour of Highgate Cemetery in respect to the family’s wishes, there is no ‘here lies George Michael’ at his gravesite. All there is is his real name (Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou) and …
    By Sheldon K Goodman, 59 words

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  3. Deserter – Voice of degeneration
    “An aspirational lifestyle website for those with a predilection for doing f*** all.” By Andrew Grumbridge, Vincent Raison. 🇬🇧

    Pubcast: Borough Backstreeters
    Pubs, pies, crisps kebabs and musical theatre...? Source
    By Deserter, 11 words

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  4. diamond geezer
    “Life viewed from London E3.” 🇬🇧

    Outer London transport
    With the ULEZ due to expand in August, TfL have a fresh focus on Outer London. You can see this in their press releases where the phrase 'in outer London' is now increasingly commonplace. Last …
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  5. Edith's Streets
    “London Local History - this lists street by street items of historical interest - public, industrial buildings & some environmental features in London and its immediate surroundings.” 🇬🇧

    Kilburn Station
    Post to the north CricklewoodThe North London LineThe north London line from West Hampstead Station turns south westwardsArial Road,Hebrew word for water spirit, built by British Land Company 1879Barlow RoadBuilt on the site of the …
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  6. Flickering Lamps
    “History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...” By Caroline Swan. 🇬🇧

    The cemetery serving a submerged parish: St James, Stocks-in-Bowland
    As Britain’s population grew throughout the 19th Century and the demand for water in its towns and cities increased, local authorities and water boards looked to rural areas, building dams in remote valleys and creating …
    By Caroline, 65 words

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  7. Footprints of London - Blog
    “Where Londoners walk.” 🇬🇧

    Our Favourite Objects From The Museum of London
    The Museum of London closes its doors this weekend, in preparation for the move to Smithfield where it will reopen as The London Museum. As London guides, the Footprints of London team have been inspired …
    By Rob, 795 words

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  8. The Great Wen
    “A London blog.” 🇬🇧

    Riot Grrrl in Uncut
    I have a piece about 90s Riot Grrrl band Huggy Bear in the latest Uncut to mark the 30th anniversary of their single, “Her Jazz”. Here’s Huggy Bear performing the song on The Word. Apparently …
    By peterwatts1975, 616 words

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  9. Iain Sinclair
    “This is the website of british writer Iain Sinclair. It contains information on Iain Sinclair, on his work and his public appearances.” 🇬🇧

    A new installment in the monumental bibliography by Jeff Johnson is out
    The third part of the Iain Sinclair bibliography (covering 1999-2012) is now available for order at: An extract from the announcement: ‘It’s not like revisiting the past, it is the... The post A new installment …
    By bennythejudge, 61 words

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  10. ianVisits
    “Latest London news, reviews and things to do in London.” By Ian Mansfield. 🇬🇧

    Old Operating Theatre museum reopening with free open day
    Above an old church next to London Bridge station is an old operating theatre, which is now a museum, and will reopen next month following restoration work. The Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret …
    By ianVisits, 499 words

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  11. Jane's London
    “The wonderful little details on, around & above London's streets.” By Jane Amelia Parker. 🇬🇧

    On the tiles again
    Another set of six images of tiles to be found taken within or or near to the ticket halls of some London Transport tube stationsCan you identify any of them?
    By Jane, 34 words

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  12. Living London History
    “Your one stop London history blog sharing suggested historical walks, hidden gems and activity recommendations.” By Jack. 🇬🇧

    Dr Salter’s Daydream: A Very Moving Set Of Statues
    Walk along the river path through Bermondsey and Rotherhithe and you will find an unusual set of statues. The set of four statues depicts Dr Alfred and Ada Salter, their daughter Joyce and their cat. …
    By chesherj, 94 words

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  13. The London Dead
    “Stories from our cemeteries, crypts and churchyards.” By David Bingham. 🇬🇧

    'She first deceased, he for a little tried, to live without her, liked it not, and died.' John and Margaret Whiting (died 1681 & 1680) St. Bartholomew the Great, EC1
    John and Margaret Whiting lived a stone’s throw away from the church of St Bartholomew the Great, in Long Lane. We don’t know what he did for a living but he was well to do; …
    By David Bingham, 475 words

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  14. London Historians' Blog
    “Random musings about London's history.” By Mike Paterson. 🇬🇧

    Dock Life Renewed
    A guest post by London Historians founder member Peter Stone. Dock Life Renewed – How London’s Docks Are Thriving Again, by Niki Gorick. This wasn’t quite what I was expecting. A new book about the …
    By Mike Paterson, 59 words

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  15. London History Blog - Blue Badge Guide Look Up London
    “Revealing London's Hidden History. Look Up London is about historic gems, unusual museums and London sites.” By Katie Wignall. 🇬🇧

    The Sneaky Symbol on Bank Station (Cannon Street Entrance)
    While admiring the new Bank Station entrance on Cannon Street, I couldn’t help but spot a sneaky symbol that’s right underneath the London Underground roundels. It’s the coat of arms of the Worshipful Company of …
    By Katie Wignall, 1,109 words

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  16. A London Inheritance
    “A Private History of a Public City.” 🇬🇧

    Temple Bar – A Historic Boundary to the City
    The City of London has always regarded the boundaries of the City as important in defining where the jurisdiction of the City extended. This included having very visible symbols of where you were crossing from …
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  17. Londonist - Things to see and do in London
    “The latest news in London, what's on and events, the best London food and pubs, history and trivia, what's free and cheap in London.” 🇬🇧

    King's Cross Honours Lost Species With New 60ft Artworks
    Fabulae Nature was designed by contemporary visual artist Lucy Orta. Image: John Sturrock Next time you’re at King's Cross, look out for three 60ft botanical draperies adorning the facade of the Granary Building. Fabulae Nature …
    By Aidan Walsh, 334 words

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  18. The London Lark!
    “My personal recommendations of things to do and see in London.” By Nick Lambert. 🇬🇧

    Little Haiti, Miami, Florida
    I am spending Christmas and New Year in Miami, so as a change of venue, here are some pictures that I took on a walk around Little Haiti in Miami. I finish with a frozen …
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  19. London Reconnections
    “The leading source for independent news and analysis about transport in London and beyond. Award-winning coverage of transport infrastructure and politics alongside stories about the history of the Capital's transport networks.” 🇬🇧

    Monday’s Friday Reads – 27 March 2023
    • Flight passenger duty cut sparks surge in UK domestic flights (Independent) • It’s time to radically rethink London’s roads: starting w/ its Red Routes (OnLondon) • Likely impact of approved Highline project will have …
    By Long Branch Mike, 154 words

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  20. London Remembers
    “A website aiming to capture all memorials in London.” 🇬🇧