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Ten Interesting Facts about Kensington Gardens

While Kensington Gardens are open to the public, there was a...

London Identity: Just What is a Londoner Anyway?

We all live somewhere, and while we don’t often think about...

London Long Read: A History of London’s 35 Bridges Over The Thames

Did you know, there are 35 bridges over The Thames in...

Ten Feel-Good Random Facts About London

At a time like this, it can be pretty depressing to...

On Her Majesty’s Appointment – Shops in London that Serve the Royal Family

A Royal Warrant of Appointment is a special designation to merchants...

The Thames Barrier – A Brief History – Protecting London From the Sea

Like giant conk shells rising out of the water, the Thames...

Fun Graphic Explains the Linguistic Origins of All of London’s Boroughs

A Reddit user has made a lovely graphic that explains the...

Ten Unusual London Landmarks to Visit in London On Your Next Trip

We’ve covered weird landmarks before from a grave for a Nazi...

Top Ten London: Top 10 Things to See and Do Along The River Thames

Lifeblood to London, the River Thames enabled the earliest settlements to...

The Sounds of London – From the BBC Archive

A couple weeks ago, we discovered this archive. The BBC has released...

Unbuilt London: Fun Look at Bonkers London Projects That Never Happened

London has had many projects that never took off the ground....

Top Ten London: 10 Fascinating and Beautiful London Housing Estates

Since the Victorian period, the British government and local councils have...

New London Street Slang – Fun British Slang

English is a forever evolving language. It changes the most on...

Streets of London: Amusing London Street Names

Street names can be funny things.  Most often the name originates...

London’s Fate: Visions of a Future London in Film and Television

The future is bright—sometimes.  Science-fiction is a genre that reaches into...

The London Fiver – Five of the Most Expensive Apartment Buildings in London

Living in the city is hard.  It’s also expensive.  A common...

Power Hungry: The History of Supplying London with Power

Generating power has been a necessity in Britain for longer than...

The New Piccadilly Circus Billboard: A Review

In this article, I’m going to review a billboard. But not just...

Ten Interesting Facts and Figures about Maritime Greenwich

Greenwich, London is an area of London just south-east of the...

City on the Edge of Tomorrow – London as a Smart City

Technology is ever-changing, and its applications are always increasing, offering a...

The London Fiver – Five Interesting Future Building Developments in London That Will Change It

Cities are always growing, always changing.  While we work to preserve...

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