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Rare photograph of London in 1845 gets first ever public display
Rare photograph of London in 1845 gets first ever public display

Rare photograph of London in 1845 gets first ever public display

A new exhibition opens next month at the Museum of London Docklands that offers a chance to see a rare photograph of a long lost bridge over the Thames.

May
22
2014
150th anniversary of Charing Cross Railway Station
150th anniversary of Charing Cross Railway Station

150th anniversary of Charing Cross Railway Station

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the grand -- well, actually not so grand -- opening of London Charing Cross railway station.

Jan
11
2014
My alternative to the planned Thames Garden Bridge
My alternative to the planned Thames Garden Bridge

My alternative to the planned Thames Garden Bridge

There are plans, as I am sure you are aware for a pedestrian bridge across the Thames in the centre of the city, to be decked out in all sorts of greenery which is aimed to make it look terribly nice and pleasing.

Dec
05
2013
The Original Hungerford Bridge
The Original Hungerford Bridge

The Original Hungerford Bridge

When the Millennium (aka, Wobbly) Bridge was opened by the Tate Modern, it was heralded as marvel partly for its construction, but also for being devoted solely to pedestrians. This was not the first pedestrian only bridge over the Thames

Apr
09
2010

The Watchmen PR Failure

Last night, I wandered along to the Southbank to see what was being touted as a fairly major PR stunt for the forthcoming Watchmen movie. The event was billed as: “Dr Manhattan, the blue skinned, super-powered being beloved of all

Mar
05
2009