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

June 19th
David Mach creates wonderful impressive pieces; a coathanger gorilla, a Greek temple made from old tyres, faces from drinking straws or matches, a brick train and some quirky amusing sculptures – just see the montage below and say "oh! him!".Pr… Continue Reading
June 16th
A section of Caledonian Road will be closed to traffic this Sunday for the yearly street festival which takes place between noon and 6pm.It's basically a vibrant community-led street party – there will be all sorts of stalls lining the road plus&nbs… Continue Reading
June 13th
Last night I went to the preview screening of The Banksy Job, an often hilarious film about the thefts of a Banksy statue that he had based on Rodin's The Thinker which stood for a while at the north end of Shaftesbury Avenue.Before and after wh… Continue Reading
June 8th
A bit of self promo today...Find me selling my cards and prints within the Art Deco splendour of Hornsey Town Hall on Crouch End Broadway, 11am–4pm on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June.Please see the Facebook page here for more card image… Continue Reading
June 5th
The homogenisation of London isn't just happening to the architecture, it's also happening to pubs as breweries rip out and refit in an attempt to blandify* our social environments.Pubs used to be the social hub of an area, where people gathered to relax … Continue Reading