It's a boring Bank Holiday, so what better than to watch a load of old BBC programmes about London's buses, buildings and tube tunnels?
Transport for London has decided to convert its listed art-deco headquarters building into residential flats as it prepares to move east to newer offices.
There was a chance the other night to take a brief look at part of the sealed off Olympic Park that is due to open to the general public on Saturday.
A post war relic is soon to be swept away. A hidden flatland in a sea of multi-story buildings soon to be elevated by construction. A community rent asunder by a local council.
Long before Google drove around in camera wielding cars, or Charles Booth's poverty mapping, or Phyllis Pearsall (didn't) walk the streets of London, there was John Tallis.
Open rarely during the summer months over the past couple of years, what was once coined the Middlesex Cathedral is open even fewer days this year, and those dates have been announced.
A rather eclectic collection has gone on display inside an equally eclectic building that is worth a visit in its own right if you haven't been before.
As a tie-in with the recently completed homage to British architects on BBC4, their spiritual home at RIBA is holding an exhibition of some of their work.
Down in Silvertown opposite the mighty Tate & Lyle sugar factories sits a rather forlorn looking building. Run down and neglected, it has the appearance of a large pub, or maybe an old music hall.
The area around Peckham Rye railway station is such that if it were a person, it might be described as having a face for radio, a face that only a mother could love, for it is undeniably not a nice looking area at all.