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30 blogs about London.

  1. CabbieBlog
    Taxi Talk Without Tipping. By Gibson Square. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    London in Quotations: Helene Hanff
    I’ve been sitting on the edge of the bed for an hour in a complete daze. I told him if I die tonight I’ll die happy, it’s all here, everything’s here. Helene Hanff (1916-1997), The …
    By Gibson Square, 44 words
  2. Caroline's Miscellany
    Unusual London history and places of interest to visit, Deptford, Brittany, Postman's Park. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Myths in concrete
    In Rainham Marshes, at the edge of the Thames, lie strange and abandoned craft. These odd survivors are concrete barges, stranded by the shore and surrounded by myth. Why were they built? It's not certain, …
    By CarolineLD, 390 words
  3. Cemetery Club
    Museums of People // Libraries of the Dead. By Sheldon K. Goodman. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    The Comedian
    Life lived with a bang, ended with a whimper Look at the cover image on this biography, written by Thomas Edgar Pemberton. Dressed with long, theatrical whiskers and a quizzical, confused glance – this was …
    By Sheldon K Goodman, 58 words
  4. Deserter – Voice of degeneration
    An aspirational lifestyle website for those with a predilection for doing f*** all. By Andrew Grumbridge, Vincent Raison. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Pubcast: Blackfriars to Peckham
    On the Green Link Walk. Source
    By Deserter, 10 words
  5. diamond geezer
    Life viewed from London E3. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Unblogged 1984
    30 unblogged things I did in April 1984 They didn't have blogs or the internet forty years ago, indeed my Sinclair ZX81 wasn't capable of much, but here are 30 things I didn't digitally publish …
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  6. The Diary of Samuel Pepys
    Daily entries from the 17th century London diary. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Monday 22 April 1661
    King’s going from ye Tower to Whitehall1Up early and made myself as fine as I could, and put on my velvet coat, the first day that I put it on, though made half a year …
    By Samuel Pepys, 576 words
  7. 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. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    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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  8. Flickering Lamps
    History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past... By Caroline Swan. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    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, 75 words
  9. Footprints of London - Blog
    Where Londoners walk. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    The Queen of the Blues vs The Queen of Hell
    Michael Duncan introduces us to a few of the colourful characters from his walking tour The Haves and Have-nots of Marylebone. You can join him on Sunday 26th November to discover more, follow the link …
    By Mark Rowland, 650 words
  10. The Great Wen
    A London blog. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Meanwhile… On Denmark Street
    Flitcroft Street is the short street at the east end of Denmark Street. You might know it from its most famous building – the one with the huge door (theatre backdrops were painted here – …
    By peterwatts1975, 419 words
  11. Iain Sinclair
    This is the website of british writer Iain Sinclair. It contains information on Iain Sinclair, on his work and his public appearances. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Journeyman – The Art of Steve Dilworth
    A special event celebrating the Hebridean-based sculptor Steve Dilworth, coinciding with his solo exhibition at Pangolin London, with contributions from his biographer, Georgina Coburn, and a screening of portrait film... The post Journeyman – The …
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  12. ianVisits
    Latest London news, reviews and things to do in London. By Ian Mansfield. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    London Overground planning Β£150 million maintenance contract
    Transport for London (TfL) is planning a Β£150 million maintenance project for the London Overground. TfL, through its Rail for London (RfL) subsidiary, has issued a tender notice to contractors to bid to carry out …
    By ianVisits, 296 words
  13. Jane's London
    The wonderful little details on, around & above London's streets. By Jane Amelia Parker. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    On a few days left to see The Cult of Beauty at The Wellcome Collection
    Do go and see this – It's FREE – finishes on Sunday 28th April.You might say that you aren't interested in hair and make up and how you present yourself, but you'll be missing out …
    By Jane, 247 words
  14. Living London History
    Your one stop London history blog sharing suggested historical walks, hidden gems and activity recommendations. By Jack. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    St Mary Woolnoth: One Of The City’s Most Striking Churches
    If you have ever walked around the financial district you would have almost certainly have seen St Mary Woolnoth church. It sits in a prominent position, at the corner of Lombard Street and King William …
    By chesherj, 84 words
  15. The London Dead
    Stories from our cemeteries, crypts and churchyards. By David Bingham. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Death at the Zoo; murder, suicide and drunken accidents in the first 75 years of London's Zoological Gardens
    Children of all ages will be Interested in the chatty and pleasant account of "Half Holidays at the Zoo," issued from the Westminster Gazette office. It is illustrated by a large number of capital photographs …
    By David Bingham, 3,218 words
  16. London Historians' Blog
    Random musings about London's history. By Mike Paterson. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    London: A History of 300 Years in 25 Buildings
    Review: London: A History of 300 Years in 25 Buildings by Paul Knox. A guest post by London Historians Member Jane Parker. We often read the soundbites on a book jacket and, after buying it, …
    By Mike Paterson, 65 words
  17. 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. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    History of the Hop Exchange
    The most eye-catching building along Southwark Street is a glorious sweep of white and blue columns, the Hop Exchange. Dating from 1866, its details and story give a fascinating insight into the history of the …
    By Katie Wignall, 1,044 words
  18. A London Inheritance
    A Private History of a Public City. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Post Office Tower and Tower Tavern
    If you would like to explore the history of Puddle Dock, Thames Street and the area between Queen Victoria Street and the Thames, one place has just become free on my walk this coming Thursday, …
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  19. 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. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Mounties, Maple Leaves And Poutine - Canada Day Comes To Trafalgar Square In June
    The excitement is Mountie-ing Trafalgar Square will be awash with poutine, Mounties and maple leaves for one Sunday this summer. London's annual Canada Day celebrations take place on Sunday 30 June 2024, marking the national …
    By Will Noble, 293 words
  20. The London Lark!
    My personal recommendations of things to do and see in London. By Nick Lambert. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    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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