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War of the Worlds comes to the London Underground

The London Underground is set to make a staring role in the latest attempt to turn H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds into a TV series.


Saving the UK’s last working semaphore tower – in South-West London

Just on the edge of London lies an architectural and military marvel -- a relic of the time Britain feared invasion by France.


See the memorial bust to Sir Simon Milton

This is the Tiger of Sweden. Well, actually, the shop is called that, the man with the wing above is a former politician who used to live above the shop.


London’s Pocket Parks: Wellington Park, SE18

Inside the grounds of the once secretive military arsenal at Woolwich can be found a formal gardens of a park named after the Duke of Wellington.


Pyrotechnics and filming at Tower Bridge

A heads up that a couple of evenings next week could see bang bangs and boom booms next to Tower Bridge.


What’s on OUTSIDE of London in June 2019

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.


A calendar of the City of London traditional ceremonies

The City of London, being very ancient has many traditions and ceremonies, and as many of us still like dressing up in livery finery, many of them still happen today.


Funding for homes and a new railway station in North London

Two major new housing communities will be built in London alongside new railway stations, the government has announced.


Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas.


Some tube trains will run on Christmas Day

Although we're told that the public transport network shuts-down on Christmas Day, a handful of tube trains do in fact run on the 25th December.