Best Of Londonist: 10 September 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.


London Eccentrics: The Hermit of Dulwich

One of London's lesser-known eccentrics.

These 5 Things Are Annoying Us in London Right Now

Allow us to grumble for a moment.

Is This London's Most Expensive Ice Cream?

Sprinkled with edible diamonds

The Definitive Guide to Getting Naked in London

"Being naked without the male gaze is so freeing and relaxing. It's liberating and makes you proud to be a woman."

Five London Pubs With a Shady Past

From the Devil's Tavern to The Bucket of Blood.

Ever Noticed This Castle in East London? It's a Fake

Behind it lies a secret garden.

London Cafes That Welcome Dogs

Take Rover for a ristretto.

Been for a Boogie at One of These Intimate Nightclubs?

How many of these have you been to?

Brutal to the Beautiful: The World Press Photo Exhibition

From poaching to protests, through some very graphic images

We Want Your Images of Tenuous Tube Ads

Doesn't matter if it's ingenious or totally rubs.

So Much Stuff, Just a Few Minutes From the M25

If you've got access to a car, this'll fill up your weekends

When Seven People Were Killed by the Same Lightning Bolt

Killed in a shelter.

Where to Eat and Drink Like a 1920s Spy in London

Been to any?

Everything You Need to Know About Big Ben

It is time.

Did You Know What's Above Your Head When You Drive Round the M25?

A little quirk of London's orbital motorway

Is This the Ugliest Building London Was Cursed With in 2017?

Enough to make you want to have a little vom on the pavement

The Best Beer Festivals in London in September 2017

It's a bit quieter this month

Three Renaissance Masters in One Room in This Free Exhibition

A trio of brilliance.

What Do You Make of TfL's New App?

Downloaded it yet?

This Westminster Tower Is Often Overlooked - Here's Why It Shouldn't Be

It houses parchment scrolls dating back to 1497

Idiots Filmed Jumping Off Moving DLR Train

Really really dumb

26 Dance Shows to See in London This Autumn From Just £3

We've got our seats booked.

Food Review: A Hidden Treasure in St John's Wood

A sumptuous mix of sweet and savoury.

There's a Free Festival With Craft Beer, Games and Music

An autumn festival with a difference.

How to Get Involved in London Fashion Week Without a Front Row Invite

Time to get your hands on the latest A/W trends

Strange Sirens: The Emergency Service Vehicles Turning Heads

Featuring a Mini and a golf buggy.

London to Liverpool Trains More Popular Than Liverpool to London Ones

Does this mean Londoners are slowly turning to into Scousers?

ICYMI, Tooting Is Now One of the World's Coolest Places

How Sadiq's stomping ground gained global cool

You Can Now Take Free Filmmaking Masterclasses at London City Island

Yep, they're free

Ever Heard of Tom, Leadenhall Market's Resident Goose?

Time for a wild goose chase.

This Exhibition Is a Matter of Life and Death, as Old Meets New

Freeze dried flowers explode in slow motion.

Be a Voyeur in This Mayfair Gallery Filled With Great Art and Design

A somewhat voyeuristic experience.

Food Review: Marcella, Deptford

They make a mean martini.

Love Dumplings? Get Yourself Along to Tea Room in Soho

Staying seedy in the face of gentrification.

Would You Be Willing to Cook Your Own Dinner at This DIY Hot Pot Restaurant?

Cook your own dinner.

TfL Instructs New App Taxify to Stop Taking Bookings

Concerns over its licence.