There has been a rumour, a dark legend of lore and myth that one day in some heavenly future, the Bakerloo Line will be extended south of Elephant and Castle.
The British Museum has been refurbishing one of its galleries, and it has just opened to the public. Away with the tired old carpets and the gloomy oppressive cabinets cluttered up with as much as possible.
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.
Next weekend will mark the occasional opening of the Transport Museum's overflow warehouse out in darkest Acton, and if you haven't been, then it is worth a trip.
A quiet haven of peace sits on blood-stained land opposite Hyde Park. A living memorial to those who died for their beliefs in more troubled times.
At about 1am, on this morning, exactly 200 years ago, a man claiming to be Colonel du Bourg, aide-du-camp to Lord Cathcart walked into the Ship Inn at Dover somewhat wet and and declared that he had just arrived from France by boat and had urgent news.
In its 500th anniversary the usually closed to outsiders home of Trinity House will be open to the general public to have a look around.
Fairly recently, a chap called Moffat wrote a story about an underground railway in Westminster -- to considerable fury of tube geeks who spent an inordinate time chewing over holes in the plot.
Although most of Crossrail lies deep below any previous human habitation, to get down there, some of their buildings and shafts have punched through the "archaeological layer", and some of the findings have been put on display.
On the morning of the 12th February 1814, an explosion shook London that was so vast that the mighty Custom House in the City was utterly destroyed, and documents from the building were recovered from as far away as Hackney Marshes.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of an agreement between the French and British governments to build a tunnel under the English Channel to link the two countries.
Anyone with an interest in military history, or probably history in general will be aware that last year the RAF Museum recovered the only known intact Dornier Do 17 bomber that had managed to crash land upside down just off the coast of Kent.
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.
You should be informed that by Grace of God etc., our beloved Sovereign Lord, the Queen has issued Letters Patent that issue a new Commission of Lieutenancy for the City of London.
Deep under a housing estate in North London lies one of WW2's greatest secrets, the reserve Cabinet War Rooms that lay hidden and waiting just in case the (now) more famous Westminster bunkers were attacked.
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