Need some inspiration for 2nd November? The first issue of two newspapers came out today: ‘The Morning Post’ in 1772 and the ‘Daily Mirror’ in 1903, so why not go and have a look down Fleet Street? It has some lovely old buildings down there with Tudor fronts, and the Royal Courts of Justice, Temple Church and Temple Bar are worth a look as well.
Top 10Best landmarks to visit in London Here’s our guide to the ten best landmarks that should be on every tourist’s itinerary… from Buckingham Palace and Parliament to the neon lights at Piccadilly Circus, these are the famous places that you need to take a photograph of before you fly home.
Craig’s review of Nelson's Column The air actually tastes like smoke -- not cigarette smoke, but that gunpowder smoke that drifts down from the fireworks. It's still hanging in the air from the party last night.
I don't go to London on New Year's Eve anymore but back in the day (I'm talking about twenty yea… continued
Craig’s review of Carnaby Street I've got that Kinks' song going round and round my head now: "One week he's in polka-dots, the next week he's in stripes, 'cause he's a dedicated follower of fashion." All the beautiful people used to flock down here in their Mary Quant miniskirts to buy their embr… continued
Craig’s review of Downing Street There are two kinds of people who stand outside Downing Street when the air is minus-5 (it's freezing cold this morning!): the curious and the furious. The curious are tourists. The furious are home grown. The cold must be keeping everyone away today because there's only one… continued
Craig’s review of Leicester Square Everybody looks wrecked in the morning but I'm the middle-aged kind of wrecked, where you roll out of bed feeling like you've only had five minutes kip. These sleeping kids in Leicester Square are the other type: they look like they're at the tail-end of a long night out tha… continued
Craig’s review of London Buses I'm fifth in line behind three beer bottles and a half-eaten hamburger in a sauce-splattered carton. The other guy standing here is trying to peel the pages of his rain-sodden newspaper apart while we're waiting for the bus to loom out of the morning mist. There's a stream o… continued