A new attraction has recently opened for business near the northern end of the Victoria line. Walthamstow Wetlands, in between Tottenham Hale and Blackhorse Road stations (both Victoria Line and London Overground) looks an excellent place for lovers of nature to visit.
INTRODUCTION I received an email today about a site called tourlondon, asking me to link to them, which I am delighted to do. This little piece, in addition to the links I have put in on the home page is to set the stage for introducing you to more of their stuff. THE SITE Here […]
INTRODUCTION This post came about because I was given a horse brass that relates to this establishment. I will explain in the course of the post my justification for including it on a site devoted to London Underground. THE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE RAILWAY CENTRE It was only natural that I should check further for details of the […]
INTRODUCTION The inspiration for this post came from a post on estersblog, which I link to by way of one of her splendid pictures at the end of this introduction. I will briefly mention by name all the stations that are within walking distance of Greenwich proper (North Greenwich, in spite of the second part […]
INTRODUCTION The good folk at the Museum of London, easily walkable from St Pauls (Central line) and Moorgate (Northern, Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and mainline railways) are running an exhibition on the the archaeology of the Elizabeth line, which is built on an East-West axis through London and because of its depth also cuts […]
INTRODUCTION This post was inspired by a number of lots that will be featuring in James and Sons’ next auction (20th – 22nd February, 1st two days at James and Sons’ premises in Fakenham, third day at The Maids Head Hotel, Norwich). THE GIGANTIC WHEEL, EARLS COURT This structure, from the top of which Windsor […]
INTRODUCTION This post is inspired by Charlotte Hoather who has just produced a blog about attending two concerts at this venue, of which I also have fond memories. She was able to take advantage of an offer whereby she gained admission to these concerts for £5 each because of a Sunday offer which is open to […]