Books & Poetry

The East London Pub Taken Over By Suffragettes

The East London Pub Taken Over By Suffragettes

The Mothers Arms. | By Londonist
What Were The First Electric Advertisements At Piccadilly Circus?

What Were The First Electric Advertisements At Piccadilly Circus?

Illuminating stuff. | By Londonist
Legendary Street Cat Bob Now Has His Own Statue

Legendary Street Cat Bob Now Has His Own Statue

He died in 2020, and is commemorated in Angel. | By Will Noble
London's Newest Library Has A Copper Lined Room That Blocks Messages And Emails

London's Newest Library Has A Copper Lined Room That Blocks Messages And Emails

It's called a Faraday cage. | By Will Noble
Extract: A Short Fiction Set In Brick Lane's Beigel Bake

Extract: A Short Fiction Set In Brick Lane's Beigel Bake

Too Close and Not Close Enough. | By Londonist
250 Ghost Signs Come To Life In A Hauntingly Beautiful New Book

250 Ghost Signs Come To Life In A Hauntingly Beautiful New Book

Semi-hidden portals to the past. | By Will Noble
Abandoned London: New Book Shines Light On The Rarely Glimpsed City

Abandoned London: New Book Shines Light On The Rarely Glimpsed City

Get a look behind the city's padlocked doors. | By M@
100 Hackney Residents Captured In 100 Photos

100 Hackney Residents Captured In 100 Photos

Covering every age from birth to a century old. | By Londonist
Did You Know Goldilocks Was Impaled On St Paul's Cathedral?

Did You Know Goldilocks Was Impaled On St Paul's Cathedral?

Don't have nightmares. | By Will Noble
The Cat In A Hat In A Shirt Shop

The Cat In A Hat In A Shirt Shop

You'll find Binks on Jermyn Street. | By Londonist
An Artist Illustrated Every Single Bizarre Day Of 2020 In London

An Artist Illustrated Every Single Bizarre Day Of 2020 In London

Drawn on masks, leaves and orange peel. | By Will Noble
In Pictures: East London Captured In Tantalisingly Incomplete Photos

In Pictures: East London Captured In Tantalisingly Incomplete Photos

"It's just like being in the crowd while blinking your eyes." | By Londonist
Everyday 1930s London Captured In These Remarkable Photos

Everyday 1930s London Captured In These Remarkable Photos

From pavements artists to the National Gallery. | By Londonist
9 Wonderful Charles Dickens Quotes On Rail Travel

9 Wonderful Charles Dickens Quotes On Rail Travel

Turns out train food was always terrible. | By Londonist
A Dive Into To London's Road Tunnels

A Dive Into To London's Road Tunnels

Part of London’s road scape for over a century. | By Londonist
Amy Johnson: The Aviatrix Who Made History At Croydon, Then Mysteriously Disappeared

Amy Johnson: The Aviatrix Who Made History At Croydon, Then Mysteriously Disappeared

"When she spoke of her plane, it was as if she was talking about a pet." | By Londonist
Feel The Love With Leadenhall Market's Romantic New Poetry Trail

Feel The Love With Leadenhall Market's Romantic New Poetry Trail

Shakespeare, Rossetti, Yeats and more. | By Londonist
1980s Brent Captured In These Beautiful Community Photos

1980s Brent Captured In These Beautiful Community Photos

Barbers, dancehalls and churches. | By Londonist
In Pictures: London's Little Free Libraries

In Pictures: London's Little Free Libraries

Pretty places to pick up your next read. | By Maire Rose Connor
Debauched Stories From Behind The Doors Of The Colony Room

Debauched Stories From Behind The Doors Of The Colony Room

"Contains strong language, sex, violence and extreme wit." | By Will Noble
14 Of London's Most Beautiful Churches

14 Of London's Most Beautiful Churches

You don't gotta have faith to appreciate the beauty. | By Londonist
How To Do London On The Lazy: We Speak To Deserter About Their New Book

How To Do London On The Lazy: We Speak To Deserter About Their New Book

Shirk, rest and play. | By Will Noble
1980s Hackney Captured In These Vibrant Photos

1980s Hackney Captured In These Vibrant Photos

A treasure trove of memories. | By Will Noble
Who Were The First Black Footballers At Every London League Club?

Who Were The First Black Footballers At Every London League Club?

Which club had a Black player in the Victorian era? | By Londonist