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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- This is a former road now split into a road and a pedestrianised footpath, linked by a covered walkway to St John's Street, and the site of the former Red Bull Theatre.Read more ›This is a former road now split into a road and a pedestriani
Henry Croft Trafalgar Sq is famous for the man perched high above it on the column, but I recently discovered another man hidden underneath the square who hardly anybody knows about and he is just as interesting to me. I have no doubt that if you wer
A large Wiltshire Village, Market Lavington's points of interest include the church, wonderful Village Museum full of local history ... and this ghost sign.A rather nice scroll remains clear, but the lettering is more tricky, not least because this i
Crooks under fire for jumping the gun with PL team of week... The post BBC Premier League team of week: Man City trio, Chelsea ace get nod but pundit comes under fire appeared first on CaughtOffside.BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks is back with his Prem
The new mystery shop opened this Wednesday. As some readers had correctly guessed, it is located in the ground floor of the former Royal Alfred pub in Manor Road, on the corner of Appold Street. The new shop is the successor to the old Londis store w
Next year, the City of London is planning a range of events, based around notable anniversaries in the "building of London".Read more ›Next year, the City of London is planning a range of events, based around notable anniversaries in the &a
Carter's cavalcade (4): ShowpieceHeres one last piece of outstanding tiling from my recent visit to Poole, and in many ways, it is the greatest star of them all. The Swan Inn is a pub of 1906, built to designs by the architect C T Miles, who had a lo
51NAfter yesterday's world-famous haul, can the 51th parallel keep coming up with a series of locations you've properly heard of? Yes, yes it can. [map] [photos]Belgrave Square   [51.5N 0.153W]The epitome of unaffordable housing, Belgravia w
Mourinho and Guardiola could be ramping up fresh war of words... The post Video: What Pep Guardiola said in response to Jose Mourinho after Man Utd boss slammed documentary appeared first on CaughtOffside.It’s fair to say that Man Utd boss
In recent days, the weather in London has been bright so I waited for a suitably occluded sky to set out with my camera in search of Val Perrin’s Brick Lane and below you can see my photographs beneath Val’s shots from 1972, revea
The outcome of the Fake and Fortune programme past week almost caused a Twitter meltdown Ooh, interesting. Might Twitter yet save the day? What are the chances that Nicholson used the back of a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f
Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904 - 1988, choreographer, lived here 1959 - 1984.English Heritage
Greenwich Council leader Danny Thorpe says he will stand up for residents who are unhappy about TfL proposals to cut route 53 back to County Hall. The heavily-used service links Plumstead, Woolwich, Charlton and Blackheath with Whitehall; but TfL doc
'Showdown talks' touted between Chelsea man and Sarri... The post Maurizio Sarri faces key Chelsea decision as star seeks clarification on role appeared first on CaughtOffside.Chelsea could reportedly come under pressure to make a late decision on wh
There's a three-day festival of history taking place in Whitechapel in October, and tickets are very cheap for the event.Read more ›There’s a three-day festival of history taking place in Whitechapel in October, and tickets are ve
51NHalfway across London on the 51th line of latitude - essentially a random circle drawn around the earth - we cross into Westminster and totally hit the jackpot. How's this for a world famous quartet? [map] [75 photos]Amazingly, 51N passes directly
With your help, I am producing a handsome collection of stories of my old cat, THE LIFE & TIMES OF MR PUSSY, A Memoir Of A Favourite Cat to be published by Spitalfields Life Books on 20th September. Below you can read an excerpt. Support publ
TV At what point did you decide that you were a Doctor Who fan with a capital F? This question won't necessarily be relevant to everyone reading this, although given that I have some clue as to this blog's constituency or at least the three people wh
Villa have already fallen short for two other talented LFC stars... The post Aston Villa hope to be third time lucky with loan swoop for Liverpool starlet appeared first on CaughtOffside.Aston Villa are reportedly keen to bolster their attacking opti
Name: Casa do FrangoWhere: 32 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TU, https://www.casadofrango.co.uk/Cost: A 3-course meal plus a side cost on average 25-30 per person (not including drinks or service). The menu is short but well thought out. Fran
Audrey Hepburn, born 88 years ago today, remains a constant source of inspiration. An actress and humanitarian, Hepburn was renowned for her elegant and timeless style and gamine beauty.   Audrey Hepburn: Beyond the Screen at the Pr
The two shabby railway bridges right outside Earlsfield station in South London are to get a Victorian heritage inspired revamp.Read more ›The two shabby railway bridges right outside Earlsfield station in South London are to get a Victoria
It's all very easy to swan around the country, as I am wont to do, visiting high-profile ubergastropubs and Michelin-starred tasting menus, and declare self-confidently that British food is the best in the world. I do, for the record, think that Brit
It could be deja-vu for the Gunners as rivals circle... The post Chelsea, Man Utd alerted to potential Arsenal raid as Gunners risk repeat scenario appeared first on CaughtOffside.Arsenal are reportedly risking more concern over Aaron Ramsey&#821
Transport for London has confirmed plans to sharply cut bus services between Greenwich and Woolwich by diverting route 180 so it starts at North Greenwich station. It has also rejected calls for an express version of the 161 between Woolwich and Elth
Thomas Barnardo, 1845 - 1905, founder of Dr Barnardo's Homes for children, lived here 1875 - 1879.English Heritage
The night tube launched on 19th August 2016, three years after it was announced by Boris Johnson, and the expected boost to the London economy is now thought to be higher than originally expected.Read more ›The night tube launched on 19th A
When I arrived to meet David Mason in the bar at Wilton’s Music Hall, the only person sitting there was a man who looked so at home I imagined he must be the caretaker, not David. In fact, this was David, who grew up in the flat above Wilto
I know I end up saying this whenever I write up anywhere in the countryside but good lord, Lancashire really is a beautiful part of the world. An hour's drive out of Manchester or Liverpool you are plunged into rolling hills, narrow lanes and picture
Future at Anfield has been in doubt for some time... The post Jurgen Klopp to green light Liverpool ace’s exit with loan talks underway appeared first on CaughtOffside.Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will reportedly approve of allowing Loris Ka
Here's the extended trailer for the new documentary film about Andrew Wyeth. It was originally planned for a 2012 release - but it's now going to be next month! WYETH - Extended Trailer from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for
51NIf today's stretch of the 51th line of latitude were 500 metres further north, it'd run from Tower Bridge to the Royal Festival Hall. Instead it slips through the minor backstreets of Southwark, missing almost everything of interest, for which I a
An architecture tour with a difference next month, as a Routmaster bus offers a tour around the City of London focusing on preparations for the Elizabeth line.Read more ›An architecture tour with a difference next month, as a Routmaster bus
In the recently published East London volume of Charles Booth’s notebooks of research for hisSurvey into Life & Labour of the People of London (1886-1903), I came upon an account of a visit to Spitalfields in spring 1898. when he wa
Though it may be a city of cultural trailblazers in many ways - music, sport, fashion (sort of) - it's fair to say that when it comes to eating out, Liverpool has always been in the shadow not only of the capital but even other regional cities such a
Bale has a big season ahead of him at Real Madrid... The post Video: Superb work from Marco Asensio helps Gareth Bale score his first Real Madrid goal of season appeared first on CaughtOffside.Gareth Bale is up and running for the season after he sco
Greenwich Council says London mayor Sadiq Khan needs to listen to local residents after he blocked its decision to refuse permission for two major housing developments in Charlton and Abbey Wood. Khan has called in decisions about the 771-home Rockwe
In memory of{Followed by ten names. See commemorated subjects:}Who died 15th August 1853 by a fall from the roof of the Crystal Palace.Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world have mercy on us.