Old Kent Road

Where Next For Bryant & May?

  In their new novel ‘The Lonely Hour’ Bryant & May spend some time in Hampstead, specifically at this house, which has unusual historical significance, here splendidly rendered by artist Keith Page. ‘All your detectives’ adventures occur in North London,’ said a lady at my launch. ‘When are they going to come south of the […]

London Norf & Sarf

Is London still a city of two halves? Divided traversely by the Thames, its two sides are still fundamentally different. Historically, it’s easy to see why. The South was easily flooded marshland, so was filled with factories and cheap workers’ homes. The North had hills and therefore attracted the rich, who love a vista. The […]