Articles by Nick Young

How London's Churches Got Their Unusual Names

How London's Churches Got Their Unusual Names

The stories behind the strange names that adorn some of London's churches | By Nick Young
A Brief History Of London's Christmas Traditions

A Brief History Of London's Christmas Traditions

Football... on Christmas Day? | By Nick Young
How London's Markets Got Their Names

How London's Markets Got Their Names

Retail etymology. | By Nick Young
Who Exactly Are The Ghosts Of London?

Who Exactly Are The Ghosts Of London?

The stories behind the ghost stories. | By Nick Young
Is It True That Only Six People Died In The Great Fire?

Is It True That Only Six People Died In The Great Fire?

Low death toll seems unlikely for such a huge blaze. | By Nick Young
How London's Docks Got Their Names

How London's Docks Got Their Names

Water lotta trivia. | By Nick Young
How London's Castles And Palaces Got Their Names

How London's Castles And Palaces Got Their Names

Fascinating etymology. | By Nick Young
How London's Squares Got Their Names

How London's Squares Got Their Names

From Albert to Trafalgar. | By Nick Young
Weekend Walks: The Greenway (Beckton To Hackney)

Weekend Walks: The Greenway (Beckton To Hackney)

From pumping stations to Olympic parks. | By Nick Young
Where To Find Bits Of Poland In London

Where To Find Bits Of Poland In London

So much more than Polski skleps. | By Nick Young
Weekend Walks: The New River Path

Weekend Walks: The New River Path

Turkey Street to Ally Pally. | By Nick Young
Do You Know All These Secret Bunkers in London?

Do You Know All These Secret Bunkers in London?

The city is full of them. | By Nick Young
Weekend Walks: Lea Valley Walk

Weekend Walks: Lea Valley Walk

From Bow to Waltham Cross. | By Nick Young
Weekend Walks: The Pymmes Brook Trail

Weekend Walks: The Pymmes Brook Trail

From Hadley Wood to the River Lea. | By Nick Young
Weekend Walk: Beautiful Views In Mill Hill

Weekend Walk: Beautiful Views In Mill Hill

And an old railway line. | By Nick Young
Weekend Walks: Regent's Canal Towpath From Camden To Limehouse

Weekend Walks: Regent's Canal Towpath From Camden To Limehouse

Stretch your legs on this beautiful stroll. | By Nick Young
The Best Walk For A Date In London

The Best Walk For A Date In London

Pubs (and escape routes) along the way. | By Nick Young
Weekend Walk: Four Royal Parks

Weekend Walk: Four Royal Parks

See the lungs of London. | By Nick Young
How The Tube Lines Got Their Names

How The Tube Lines Got Their Names

The Victoria line was nearly the Viking line. | By Nick Young