• Fossil Hunting in Central London
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    The other day Ray forwarded this great video clip from the BBC website and it set us thinking – where can you find fossils in Central London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19574619 Here are some of our suggestions Fossil filled Jurassic Limestone is being used in a lot of new buildings – have a look at Plantation Place on…

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  • Naming the new Kings Cross
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    The redevelopment of the former Kings Cross goods yard is moving into a new phase this year as work concentrates on building the residential areas at the North of the huge site. This means new streets are being laid out, and new streets need new street names. Interestingly the developers have asked the public for…

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  • The Bookshop at Guildhall Library
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    If you are going on Tinas next tour around the Guildhall on Thursday, I reccomend a quick browse around the new Guildhall Library bookshop. It may be small but it has a fantastic selection of books about City of London history, historic maps and a postcards featuring the library collection. The only risk is you…

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