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

April 3rd
In January 1988 I moved from Romford/HaroldWood into a flat in Marlborough Rd, N19, keen to be living in area that ticked all my boxes – easy transport connections for work and socialising, lots of local shops and within a £5 cab ride home fro… Continue Reading
March 29th
Blimey!  How did I not notice this until last year?Trafalgar Square is a busy junction that I usually walk through or round quickly as I play 'dodge the tourists' but last summer I stopped in my tracks when I noticed something for the first time tha… Continue Reading
March 28th
The Odeon Holloway is being renovated.The info boards around the hoardings show that they are reinstating much of the original Art Deco colour sceme and re-opening the restaurant area on the frst floor behind the big tall windows.That's great.I was hoping… Continue Reading
March 2nd
A couple of weeks ago I went to an interesting exhibition at Cecil Sharp House, the home of english folk dancing, in Camden NW1. The building is fairly nondescript and belies what goes on inside.It was first built in 1929 by architects Henry M. Fletcher a… Continue Reading
February 26th
Oops, I let the blog posts take a back seat whilst I have been researching new walking tours these past few months.Spurred on by the success of my Art Deco era guided walks in Shoreditch, Holloway, Spitalfields, The City, Camden and Arsenal, I can now off… Continue Reading