Some hidden history of Parliament Square – from traffic lights to Tudor tourneys. We all know the grand Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey but here are five fascinating facts beyond the main sites.
Something old, something new, and something wonderful to enjoy next time you find yourself in Greenwich! An ancient cemetery, plaque hunting, and stunning Baroque paintings.
Last week I had my Covid-19 vaccine! Whoop! I’m always saying that you can uncover so much London history if you just scratch the surface a little bit, so I thought I’d put my money where my mouth is and tell you some of the stories I found on my journey to the hospital!
The world’s first artificially frozen ice rink, a lion, and the miniskirt – they all once called Chelsea home! Let’s learn about some of the fascinating things which makes Chelsea so special.
Finding something old, something new, and something wonderful in this fantastic corner of East London.
Think of it as basically a mini self-guided tour, plus ideas for where to eat, which you can enjoy next time you’re in the area!
Amazing women, dystopian strongholds, and aristocratic estates – a few quirky facts with which to impressive your friends and family next time you’re in Bloomsbury.
I wasn’t planning to write anything today. It’s an emotional time for all of us in North Kensington. But I think it’s even more important to keep the conversation going.
I wrote a blog post six months after the fire and I’ve written another one now. What’s heart-breaking is to try and spot what’s changed.
Despite everything, we continue to stand together.
Two mothers and two Foundlings. Two strands of a story woven together in eighteenth century London.
Six months on and the burned out shell of Grenfell Tower still casts a shadow over Ladbroke Grove and Latimer Road.
If one thing has come from all of this, it is that we are stronger than ever as a community. And we will not be silent.