I am in no doubt that if he were alive today Sir Thomas Gresham would be Governor of the Bank of England, smoozing the European Union into accepting the Pound Sterling as the new base currency of the ..
Listed on 2011-11-19 02:50:39
The terrible and deadly Tyburn Tree, which was situated on the northeast edge of Hyde Park was a symbol of justice in the middle ages. The huge triangular gallows, erected in 1571 and made of thi..
Listed on 2011-11-16 14:31:38
There is furniture known for its ‘lounging’ capability, favoured for its ability to envelop the user in a soft malleable cushioned mass of comforting material. Then there is contemporary f..
Listed on 2011-11-15 15:28:14
The Tyburn, Fleet and Westbourne are just a few of the many rivers of London that have disappeared throughout the years. As London developed and grew, bridges were built to allow crossing and walls we..
Listed on 2011-11-15 15:24:49
There was a time when wearing a suit would mean you were an upstanding member of society, reassuringly conventional in your tastes and invariably financially solvent. With the ongoing crisis occuring ..
Listed on 2011-11-15 15:21:45
When the only roads were Roman, the London canal system was the veins to the Thames’ main artery. The life blood of the industrial revolution, these man-made watery furrows pumped the ..
Listed on 2011-11-10 14:47:41
The stencil of Mr Monopoly is the calling card of New York grafitti artist Alec Monopoly. A satirical take on the current financial meltdown of global capitalism utilising the symbol of the world famo..
Listed on 2011-11-10 02:11:52
A flotilla of steel drums, or pans, lie randomly stacked outside the Notting Hill art centre known as The Tabernacle, located on Powis Square. Originated as a musical instrument in the Caribbean Islan..
Listed on 2011-11-09 03:46:59
A 20th Century design icon, the Mini became the image of Swinging London in the 1960s when Britain still possessed a vibrant and innovative manufacturing industry. Like all of the best ideas, the Mini..
Listed on 2011-11-08 05:20:23
With a layout resembling a spoked wheel, the cobbled streets of Seven Dials emits a unique and distinctive flavour of London. With a sundial pillar at its epicentre and a phalanx of intercon..
Listed on 2011-11-08 04:12:24