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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.” 🇬🇧
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    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. 🇬🇧
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    The Queen has died – so what happens next?
    An inevitable day has finally happened. The Queen’s extraordinary reign – 70 years and 214 days – has drawn to a close, making her the second longest reigning monarch in history, behind Louis XIV of …
    By Sheldon K Goodman, 65 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. 🇬🇧
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    Pubcast: Power Station Pints
    All at Battersea. Source
    By Deserter, 8 words

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  4. diamond geezer
    “Life viewed from London E3.” 🇬🇧
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    Harrow-on-the-Hill
    A Nice Walk: Harrow-on-the-Hill (1 mile)Sometimes you just want to go for a nice walk, nothing too taxing, a bit of a stroll, lots to see, pretty views, historic buildings, close to public transport, funny …
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  5. Eater London
    “Food news and dining guides for London.” By James Hansen, Adam Coglan. 🇬🇧
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    Lauded Herne Hill Restaurant Llewelyn’s Opens Deli and Candlelit Wine Bar Next Door
    An array of snacks to be served at Lulu’s, the new wine bar and deli from Llewelyns in Herne Hill. | Matt Russell Lulu’s will serve devilled eggs, gildas, and Parisian gnocchi by night, with …
    By James Hansen, 340 words

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  6. 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.” 🇬🇧
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    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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  7. Flickering Lamps
    “History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...” By Caroline Swan. 🇬🇧
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    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, 52 words

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  8. Footprints of London - Blog
    “Where Londoners walk.” 🇬🇧
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    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, 873 words

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  9. The Great Wen
    “A London blog.” 🇬🇧
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    House music – David Bowie’s Haddon Hall
    The sad death of PiL guitarist Keith Levene sent me back to an old Great Wen blog post, about the flat in World’s End where PiL were formed. John Lydon’s flat on Gunter Grove was …
    By peterwatts1975, 644 words

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  10. Iain Sinclair
    “This is the website of british writer Iain Sinclair. It contains information on Iain Sinclair, on his work and his public appearances.” 🇬🇧
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    Two new episodes in Farne Sinclair’s Podcast “In Tropical Lands: Conversations with Iain Sinclair about The Gold Machine”
    Farne’s last two podcasts have now been released (the best of them I think). From Iain https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-7-mariscal-caceres-and-the-secret-cave/id1581385245?i=1000566082512 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-8-through-the-whirlpool-of-the-dead-and-home/id1581385245?i=1000566082775 The post Two new episodes in Farne Sinclair’s Podcast “In Tropical Lands: Conversations with Iain Sinclair about …
    By bennythejudge, 61 words

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  11. ianVisits
    “Latest London news, reviews and things to do in London.” By Ian Mansfield. 🇬🇧
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    St. Pancras station’s Christmas Tree is a tower of buildings
    Each year, St Pancras station commissions an artist to produce a Christmas tree, and this years is better than most, being a city cluster of London’s landmark buildings. The 33ft tree features terrace houses, church …
    By ianVisits, 345 words

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  12. Jane's London
    “The wonderful little details on, around & above London's streets.” By Jane Amelia Parker. 🇬🇧
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    More wood blocks street paving in London and further afield (part 3)
    In April 2021 I wrote piece about areas of wood block paving still visible in London. These I'd found mostly in the Clerkenwell, Islington, old Finsbury and Shoreditch areas, plus the large remnant at the …
    By Jane, 560 words

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  13. Living London History NEW
    “Your one stop London history blog sharing suggested historical walks, hidden gems and activity recommendations.” By Jack. 🇬🇧
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    A Bizarre Pumping Station On The Isle Of Dogs
    Tucked away down a side street on the Isle of Dogs you will stumble across a water pumping station. As you can see, it is probably one of the most bizarre looking buildings in the …
    By chesherj, 94 words

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  14. The London Dead
    “Stories from our cemeteries, crypts and churchyards.” By David Bingham. 🇬🇧
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    A Hebrew Family Romance; Sir Edward Sassoon, Bart. M.P. (1856-1912) Liberal Jewish Cemetery, Pound Lane, Willesden
    Serious Motoring Accident at Cannes. Jan. 20. Sir Edward Sassoon met with a serious accident this morning. Whilst he was motoring to the golf links the car encountered a restive horse, and though the chauffeur …
    By David Bingham, 1,431 words

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  15. London Historians' Blog
    “Random musings about London's history.” By Mike Paterson. 🇬🇧
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    London’s Lost Department Stores
    Review: London’s Lost Department Stores: A Vanished World of Dazzle and Dreams by Tessa Boase. A guest post by Dave Whittaker. With Christmas now rapidly approaching, the windows of the remaining London department stores all …
    By Mike Paterson, 60 words

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  16. 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. 🇬🇧
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    Hidden History on Orange Street, Westminster
    Orange Street doesn’t look very historic at first glance. The narrow Westminster street lies between the National Gallery and Leicester Square but there’s a lot more to see than you might guess. Firstly, it was …
    By Katie Wignall, 1,172 words

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  17. A London Inheritance
    “A Private History of a Public City.” 🇬🇧
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    London to Portsmouth Semaphore – Chatley Heath
    A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the route that the body of Eleanor of Castile took to reach London, and the crosses that were built to mark the route. For today’s post I …
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  18. 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.” 🇬🇧
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    Warm Banks In London: Where To Find One And How To Use Them This Winter
    Image: iStock/Alina Rosanova This is not something we thought we'd be writing in 2022, but here goes. Many London councils and other organisations are opening warm banks (also known as warm havens, warm spaces, heat …
    By Laura Reynolds, 2,230 words

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  19. The London Lark!
    “My personal recommendations of things to do and see in London.” By Nick Lambert. 🇬🇧
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    Capital Ring – Section 5
    Stratham Common to Wimbledon Park This section is different to the last as it has suburban roads as well as parks and some beautiful and interesting building along the route. We leave Streatham Common at …
    By nicknicklambert, 846 words

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  20. 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.” 🇬🇧
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    Friday Reads – 2 December 2022
    • TfL to slash another £600m from its annual budget by 2026 (IanVisits) • London Underground seeks passenger feedback on gap bridging device (MetroReport) • Thames-side murals, sculptures, & art (TidalThames) • A short history …
    By Long Branch Mike, 131 words

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