Mayfair

The Disreputables Of Mayfair

  Londoners tend to think of the city’s oddest corner, Mayfair, as the home of embassies and billionaires, and leave it well alone. The only time I ever seem to cross it is when I’m a/ heading to the dentist, b/ taking a wander down Bond Street or c/ cutting through on my way to […]

The London Only Tourists See Pt 2

There are quite a few huge buildings off Piccadilly that appear derelict now, like this great gas-lamped wall of warehouse-type buildings that look as if they belong in Shad Thames. The block that contains the Hard Rock Cafe (is that even still there? Probably long gone – it’s another place nobody but tourists visit) was […]