[gallery] On this day (2 September) in 1666 The Great Fire of London started, burning for three days and eventually destroying 13,000 buildings. #lookup at the Monument and at the golden urn at the top. It was going to be adorned with a statue of Charles...

    Holiday Reads: Three great books about London

    So despite being on another continent for two weeks I still couldn’t resist the London calling… here’s the best books about London history that I discovered. London’s Strangest Tales, Tom Quinn(around £7 on amazon - paperback)Great read about London myths and legends that are all true....

      [gallery] At 17 Duke Street, just off Euston Road is The Place London, the UK’s premier centre for contemporary dance.However, the building used to be the headquarters of 20th Middlesex (Artist’s) Rifle Volunteer Corps. Possibly the most unlikely force in the history of the British Army,...

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