unseen London

Autumn Schedule: London Insights

  As summer ends I’ll shortly be heading home and spending some time with something I need to catch up on: London. There are a few experiences in the city that I haven’t tried for a while, so I’ll be visiting institutions, tourist attractions and secret places to see what London in the Phoney War […]

More Unseen London Books

A quick roundup of new and reprinted books on forgotten London today. ‘Lost London: An A-Z Of Forgotten Landmarks’ by Richard Guard is a too-short snapshot of lost buildings, but  includes a mention of James Farr, who introduced the Arabic beverage of coffee to London in the 1650s at the Rainbow Coffee House. It also has […]