The IanVisits website has been running now for just over a decade, initially as a personal blog, later adding the events listings guide to the offbeat and geeky events in London.
Last August I was a bit ill, just a bad cold I thought. Then a few weeks later, a second one. Then I couldn’t walk.
One of those deeply frustrating moments where I know that something is apparently about to happen, but can’t find out anything more than “it is happening”.
RAF Northolt is 100 years old, and will be hosting a centenary open day on 13th June, with a flying display, static aircraft, stalls and many other activities and demonstrations.
The 100th edition — my weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…
A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…
If you’re feeling flush, there’s a rare chance to buy a fully working Spitfire plane later this summer, although with a price estimate of £1.5-£2.5 million.
Last week as London slept, abseilers were seen working their way around the cavernous box that is the Westminster tube station.
London is to get a new one-product cafe shortly, joining the growing trend typified by the owl cafe, the porridge cafe, the cat cafe, the pancake cafe, or the cereal cafe.
If you haven’t been to the Building Centre to have a look at their huge scale model of London, you might want to get along sharpish, as it is about to be replaced.
Dates for new lunchtime tours of the Government Art Collection storage facility have been announced.
If you want to give something this Christmas that your recipient can use all year round – rather than socks and fragrances… give them a membership pack for a London museum they like to visit.
Somerset House has long been running short tours of the building which can take you down underneath the main forecourt into the deadhouse — but now they have added a new tour which offers a bit more.
A decade ago I nearly died. Rushed to hospital seriously ill, and given just a 1-in-3 chance of surviving to the following week. I had HIV, and it nearly killed me.
About 10 years ago I bought a brand new camera. Quite a good one for the time, and although it had wider usage, the motivation was a specific event that I wanted to photograph with something decent.
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