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

November 26th
This Sunday 1st Dec, Noon–5.30pm, find me up at my stall on Navigator Square as part of Islington Council's Archway Christmas Lights Switch-on – this is always a lively event – there'll be music, entertainment and all sorts! I … Continue Reading
November 12th
Last week my friend Rob Smith, a fellow Footprints of London guide, told me that an Australian lady on one his walks said she followed my blog and she was intrigued that he knew me.Well, how nice.And oddly coincidental because a few days before I was… Continue Reading
November 9th
Last week I went to a preview of this exhibition and it's been playing on my mind ever since as to what to write here. I was initially excited to be going to see the exhibition, but for many reasons it's been troubling me. And will continue to do so.The s… Continue Reading
October 22nd
St Magnus The Martyr on Lower Thames Street sits at the northern end of Old London Bridge.There are some interesting things in the churchyard including a commemorative plaque and a piece of Roman wood.I really like the worn carvings and tombstones that to… Continue Reading
October 15th
I have really enjoyed leading tours up to the top of this marvellous clocktower.Having spent time talking to people using the park or living in the flats around the outside it's clear that possibly 95% of them have no idea that the tower is open, let alon… Continue Reading