Jane's London

Categories: Sightseeing
Blogger: Jane
Description: London has lots to see, and I don't mean the obvious tourist attractions – I mean the wonderful details that are all around us such as coal holes, old wall ads (ghost signs), doorway mosaics, boot scrapers, pub signs, street names, even letterboxes and door knobs.

Latest Posts

August 17th
On Saturday 15th September 12-2pm, please come and join us for a 2-hour boat trip on Freda, one of Hidden Depths' narrow boats.The trip has been arranged to raise money to pay for the continued care of sick and injured swans at the wonderful Swan Sanctuar… Continue Reading
August 8th
Look what I noticed last week (Thursday 2nd August)...A shop at 229 Holloway Road is at the moment empty and available for rent through local agent Drivers & Norris.A lovely old carved wooden sign has been revealed. This would have been the backing pa… Continue Reading
July 30th
I am tidying up my photos. It's a long slog.I just found this one from when I was wandering through the Chalk Farm area last month doing a recce for one of my guided walks.Tropical eh? Continue Reading
July 9th
Have you seen what's been going on at Highbury Corner recently?It's turned into Islington's version of Diggerworld expect that the machines don't seem to have moved much since they demolished a strip of grass and trees approx 5 metres wide from around the… Continue Reading
July 5th
Demolition and reconstruction. Will it never end?And this I saw it coming for years....Sun Street runs behind the Broadgate complex just north of near Liverpool Street. Since early 2009 I have been keeping an eye on this terrace.A couple of weeks ago I to… Continue Reading