If you were to walk from London Bridge towards Charing Cross along the riverside, there really isn't much doubt that the South side of the river has the more developed and cultural route to walk along.
This will make some of us feel old -- it has been 30 years since Prince Charles stepped into the controversial limelight and made his famous Carbuncle speech.
If you travel by train through Brixton, then you might have noticed through your windows just to the East of the town, a massive brick barrier.
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.