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

December 13th
I should've written about the first two of these before they happened, not after. Then again, you wouldn't get to see the photos.Late afternoon on Friday 1st December I joined some lovely creative people and the children from a couple of Southwark schools… Continue Reading
December 11th
Turn around turn around Lord Mayor of London.For almost 700 years people have been relating the story about how young Dick Whittington was leaving London after realising the streets weren't actually paved with gold after all and, when climbing what is now… Continue Reading
December 11th
'Tis the season to be jolly and all thatLast week I posted about the Archway switch on, one of many local events that took place last weekend.  Larger displays can be found along some of the major shopping streets in the West End and they are just lo… Continue Reading
December 5th
I was just tidying up my photo archive and rediscovered a folder called Holloway Road Then and Now from when I was taking comparison pics and writing about them here. In that folder I found a group of four pics I had put together of the London Metropolita… Continue Reading
December 2nd
The new space next to Archway Station will be filled full of stalls and entertainment tomorrow – and they'll finally be announcing the name of the piazza. I'll be there selling my Archway and Islington Christmas cards plus my tree decorations a… Continue Reading