Statue of Bodicea and Her Daughters by Thomas Thornycroft | Thanks to Anhad Arora for sharing this on Wikipedia By Anhad Arora - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=35121789

Kings Cross and Gray’s Inn Road top end: More history than I expected

No one has ever said to me, “Walk down Gray’s Inn Road because it’s fascinating” but guess what? It is. Even though it always rains when I’m there, Gray’s Inn Road has a lot of visible and hidden history. I’m just going to take you on the first part of my walk now, starting at Continue reading


Admiral Beatty in Trafalgar Square by Jill Browne

Admiral Beatty – Trafalgar Square stories

I’m not the first to say that Admiral Beatty’s story would make a great Hollywood movie. On the north wall of Trafalgar Square, by the cafe tables, there are busts of three Admirals. Cunningham is a Second World War hero. Jellicoe and Beatty are there because of the First. These busts lead us to some Continue reading