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.
The London Wanderer Posts
Why a stone depiction of camels in Eastcheap has me dreaming of twiglets
In an era where department stores are out of favour, the buildings they leave behind can be impressive memorials. I’m always on the lookout …
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.
The architectural style of a building can be deceptive. In the case of 252 High Holborn I know the truth that lies hidden behind the Portland stone facade because, dear reader, I worked there.
Everything you need to know – and a few things you don’t – about one of the most famous lost bridges in the world