Victoria Thornton

Let’s Have Some More London Books

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Another month, another slew of London books. ‘Open House London’ by Victoria Thornton looks at 100 buildings you can visit on the annual London open house day, and the choice is quite surprising. There are public service buildinfs, like the stunning Victorian interior of Crossness Engines House, an ornate Romanesque pumping station that contrasts sharply […]

Too Many New London Books!

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A wander into Waterstone’s Piccadilly reveals an avalanche of new London books in time for Christmas; so many specialist subjects and being broken down and explored through the prism of the city. I and my pocketbook have abandoned the idea of trying to keep up with them, but I can recommend three more which are […]