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tower-bridge-03Catching the Tower Bridge free ferry

It was supposed to happen last weekend, but didn’t. It was supposed to happen yesterday, but didn’t. It is supposed to happen next weekend, but wont.


hms-president-21Just days to save the UK’s last WW1 submarine hunter from being scrapped

We have but a few days to prevent the last remaining submarine hunter of WW1 from being scrapped. HMS President has been moored by Blackfriars Bridge since 1922, as a training base and visitor centre.


Highbury & IslingtonAdvent Calendar – Day 4

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


maughan-library-01Exhibition looks at how WW1 supported independence activists

A modest, but historically fascinating view of an often unseen aspect of WW1 has gone on display in the sumptuous Maughan Library.


robert-adam-soane-museum-01The man who helped design London

A Scottish architect influenced by European ideals, who made his fame and fortune in London, and was nearly bankrupted by it, whose archive was sold for a pittance after his death.


Marlborough RoadAdvent Calendar – Day 3

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


Photos from the Post Office railway tunnelsTake a ride through the Post Office Railway tunnels

Around the middle of next year, it will be possible to take a ride through the disused tunnels of the Post Office Railway.


charles-dickens-museum-04The Ladybird Life of Charles Dickens: an illustrated adventure

Charles Dickens was a famous author who lived in a house in London for a while. The house is now a museum. Have you been?


Fenchurch StreetAdvent Calendar – Day 2

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


A history of Pubs on the London UndergroundLondon’s weekly railway news #177

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…


Oxford CircusAdvent Calendar – Day 1

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


5320173383_2ee3352ee4Support the Bankside Twelfth Night festival

The troupe behind the popular Twelfth Night performance along Bankside every January are fundraising to keep it going.


p01gwyhgTicket Alert: Sir David Attenborough Lecture

While Sir David Attenborough is on the telly, there is also a chance to hear his mellifluous tones in person, as he gives a public lecture next month.


oxford-street-1908-selfridges-londonBond Street tube station’s private tunnel to Selfridges

A private tunnel linking Bond Street tube station to Selfridges, letting shoppers having a direct route underneath Oxford Street to the department store.


Locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth Society Ltd.See a Steam Train on the London Overground

This coming Saturday (3rd Dec), get ready for an early Christmas present, as a steam train makes a rare visit to the North London section of the London Overground.