Over the next few weeks we’ll be trying out new formats for Monday Miscellanea. Let us know what you think…
This Week In London’s History
Random London Fact Of The Week
Houndsditch, the City street that runs between Bishopsgate and Aldgate, was named in the 13th century when part of a defensive ditch around the city became full of rubbish and dead dogs.
London’s Weather This Week
The rest of the week is not going to be quite as warm and sunny as today, but it’s still not going to be too bad. There should be plenty of sunshine in-between the clouds and not much rain, although the evenings are set to get a bit chilly later in the week. Make the most of it – we reckon there’s still plenty of time for the traditional April showers before the end of the month…
One Thing You Must Do In London This Week
If you live anywhere near the route of the London Marathon, you have two choices this Sunday: (a) get into the spirit of things and cheer on the runners (assuming you’re not actually one of them); or (b) get the hell out of London for the day to avoid the chaos and annoyance. Both options have their merits – it all depends on how grumpy you are.