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28 blogs about London.

  1. CabbieBlog
    “Taxi Talk Without Tipping.” By Gibson Square. 🇬🇧

    Previously Posted: Join the queue
    For those new to CabbieBlog or readers who are slightly forgetful, on Saturdays I’m republishing posts, many going back over a decade. Some will still be very relevant while others have become dated over time. …
    By Gibson Square, 466 words

    Feed Roughly one post per day. Started in .

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

    Historic London!
    Things have been a little quiet for Cemetery Club this year, and there is a reason why. Well, two reasons. Caring duties for a parent being a key one. BUT. The second reason, which is …
    By Sheldon K Goodman, 58 words

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

    Pubcast: Tulse Hill Tipples
    Pints, big heads and massive snacks. Source
    By Deserter, 11 words

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

    Merton rebrands
    The London borough of Merton is updating its logo. It's currently this waterwheel, and has been since 1992. But it has to die, slowly and gradually from the end of November, and I'll let the …
    897 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.” 🇬🇧

    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 …
    2,271 words

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  7. 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, 75 words

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

    Londonist interview – Denmark Street
    I’ve been doing a bit of publicity about Denmark Street: London’s Street Of Sound. Here’s an interview I did with Matt Brown at Londonist that I think gives a good overview of the topics covered …
    By peterwatts1975, 65 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.” 🇬🇧

    Belated happy birthday!
    In keeping with my yearly tradition of never getting to this in time, again I send a belated happy birthday to Iain. I imagine if anyone is reading this, you... The post Belated happy birthday! …
    43 words

    Feed Roughly six posts per year. Started in .

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

    RMT tube strike to cause severe disruption to the London Underground next week
    There will likely be severe disruption to the London Underground for much of next week if two tube strikes by RMT members go ahead. Transport for London (TfL) is warning that the strike will cause …
    By ianVisits, 560 words

    Feed Roughly three posts per day. Started in .

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

    Update on the three wood-filled LCC Tramways access plates in Angel, Islington
    Here is an update on the manhole covers in Islington, all a short walk from Angel tube station. From the station, heading north, keep to the right hand side and as you pass The York …
    By Jane, 337 words

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

    Chartered Accountants’ Hall: An Architectural Gem In The City
    Every year in September the Open House festival takes place across London. Run by the architecture charity, Open City, many of the city’s buildings open their doors for free. This year I was able to …
    By chesherj, 94 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per month. Started in .

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

    A fine and private place; Edward Adolphus Seymour, 11th Duke of Somerset (1775-1855) Kensal Green Cemetery
    The grave's a fine and private place,But none, I think, do there embrace Andrew Marvell – ‘To his coy mistress’ Andrew Marvell was wrong; the graffiti on the interior rear wall of the now bricked …
    By David Bingham, 1,738 words

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

    Country Life
    A guest post by David Long. This article first appeared in London Historians Members’ Newsletter of May 2019. ___________________________________________________________________ Britain had never seen anything quite like the mass evacuations of 1939, but a surprising number …
    By Mike Paterson, 58 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. 🇬🇧

    History of Wright’s Dairy, Chelsea
    Chelsea sometimes gets described as a ‘village’ and if you know where to look you can certainly find some nice historic reminders. If you look up along the King’s Road in Chelsea you can spot …
    By Katie Wignall, 691 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per month. Started in .

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

    Cloak Lane Police Station
    All my walks have sold out, however I have had a request to run the “South Bank – Marsh, Industry, Culture and the Festival of Britain” walk on a weekday, so have added a walk …
    2,453 words

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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.” 🇬🇧

    The Top Exhibitions To See In London In October 2023
    Looking for an awesome London exhibition this October? Here's our roundup of must-see shows in the capital — plus a bonus one from further afield. 1. Troubled times: Philip Guston at Tate Modern © The …
    By Tabish Khan, 1,558 words

    Feed Roughly three posts per day. Started in .

  19. 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 …
    79 words

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  20. Londonology - Blog
    “Written by a Londoner. Discover an insider's guide to London's top sights, restaurants, bars and clubs and practical tips.” By Maxine Morse. 🇬🇧

    Budget London Red Bus Tour – Iconic Sights on Bus Route 9
    Looking for a London Red Bus Tour and don’t want to pay through the nose for an over priced hop on and hop off tourist bus? Have you thought of seeing London on a public …
    By Maxine Morse, 2,354 words

    Feed Roughly two posts per week.