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Transmitter-Ville

A pulsing beacon welcoming jet age travellers home, a transmitter radiating esoteric messages, a mighty H.G.Wellsian Martian fighting machine, defiantly astride a tall green hill, or even a whiff of exotic Gallic flavour come to […]

London Bridge

London Bridge blends in with its city. Its appearance is unassuming, but it is this spot that has seen London’s history unfold more than anywhere else. This bridge was the only one over London’s River […]

It’s The Dog’s Life

When the Crown and Greyhound pub (aka ‘The Dog’) in Dulwich Village closed for refurbishment and hotel conversion in September 2014, it was expected to remain closed for 15 months. In April 2017, locals are […]

Do you enjoy gardening and have some time to spare?

The Salvation Army’s residential centre for young people experiencing homelessness, Springfield Lodge Lifehouse in Camberwell, is looking for a gardening volunteer. Residents and staff are keen to find someone who can help to prepare a […]

Blackfriars Bridge – a brief history

Today it is a common commuters footbridge because of Blackfriars Station. At its opening in 1769, Blackfriars Bridge became the fourth bridge built for crossing the Thames in the London area. Designed by Robert Mylne, […]

Horniman Museum: a Budget Afternoon

The wonderful thing about museums in London is, for most of them, entry is free. Visitors are only required to pay for entrance to special exhibits, and for their coffee at the cafe. The same […]

Good-for-you Treats at Elephant and Castle

In one of the repurposed shipping containers of Elephant and Castle’s The Artworks is the cutest healthy cafe you can find. Cupcakes and Shhht offers pastries, drinks, “freakshakes,” breakfast and even a vegan burger. Everything […]

An Off-Day at Brixton Market

At 1.45pm on a Tuesday, Senzala Creperie is busy. Tables are filled with regulars and visitors to this Brixton Market gem. Look up from your triangle pocket of melted cheese and roasted veggies, your crepe topped […]

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