Hidden around a corner on a side street not far from Kings Cross can be found one of Britain's great post-war modernist buildings -- and an amazing staircase.
To mark the completion of laying railway tracks right through the entire Crossrail tunnels, a lovely video fly through has been released.
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The ancient Egyptians invented it, the Victorians industrialised it, the Edwardians loved it, and most of us who sat on plywood chairs at school hated it.
There's a very significant church in docklands that allowed people to climb up to see the clock mechanism at the weekend. The scariest church tower climb I have ever done.
There's a small, but interesting display at the moment showing some of the late changes that were made to the Royal Albert Hall during its construction.
A report into the UK craft industry has published a list of hand-crafts that are in danger of disappearing, and surprisingly, cricket ball making is now deemed to be extinct in the UK.
This probably shouldn't be in the list, as it's a bit too wide for an alley, but it has a former alley at the end, and a very nice bit of heritage in the road.
Wandering around as I am wont to do, I stumbled upon an old door in a wall.
Underneath the Guildhall in a corner that's easy to overlook is a small heritage gallery with a regularly changing display. Three glass cases, and currently three different displays.
At 7am this morning, twenty-seven hot air balloons lifted off from London City Airport as part of the 2017 RICOH Lord Mayor's Hot Air Balloon Regatta.
A trial by TfL to track the movements of people by logging Wi-Fi identities has revealed some very curious journey patterns on the tube network.
There may, weather permitting, be a chance to see up to 35 hot air balloons drifting gracefully across the London skyline on Sunday morning.
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