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

October 9th
Whilst having a wander about the old markets on Sunday afternoon I noticed these painted fellas on the pavement and felt the urge to share them.See here for some of their mates near Finsbury Park station. Continue Reading
October 5th
Last Saturday I spent a very pleasant afternoon leading short tours around N19 as part of Archway With Words 2018.Whilst talking about The Mother Redcap public house on the 2.30pm tour I noticed that Matt, one of my group, was especially engaged in the in… Continue Reading
September 28th
The weather at this time of year is perfect for going on a guided tour and learning more about the area you live in. Or, perhaps, you'd like to find out about places further afield?Well, you are in luck, because there are lots of walk ideas coming up, sta… Continue Reading
September 25th
If you go the gates with the flipped letters on Mayward House on Pentonville Road, next door to The Crafts Council, you will see a driveway leading to Freeman Mews at the rear.Along the passage there is a series of marvellous hand-painted tiles depicting … Continue Reading
September 18th
Last month I went on a tour to find out more about this innovative crowd-funded project to turn the disused railway lines that abut the Overground railway in NW1 into a linear park.I will say no more except this this a fab idea – hopefully in 4-5 ye… Continue Reading