I take a look at this once-common sight on London’s streets, now endangered and particularly vulnerable in the Covid era
Welcome to the bizarre world of the Southwark Courts Leet, City outposts south of the Thames that have had no purpose for centuries and yet are still with us, alive and … er … well, they are certainly alive.
Try spotting the eccentricity – more difficult than you might expect – as I outline the history of the Eccentric Club. It’s a story of thespians, beaver hats, philanthropy, Mr. Fulham and the owners of Chelsea FC’s ground.
Why a stone depiction of camels in Eastcheap has me dreaming of twiglets
Everything you need to know – and a few trivia facts you don’t – about an iconic building at the heart of the Square Mile
It’s time to celebrate some long gone but legendary London restaurants
A not-very-heartwarming look at some of the more obscure animals to make their home in the Smoke.
Once one of London’s great annual festivities, don’t turn up for the Midsummer Watch this year – you’ll be almost 500 years too late.
Everything you need to know – and a few things you don’t – about one of the most famous lost bridges in the world