Tag Archives: London

Typewriter Art

Inspired by the story of aviator Amy Johnson’s flight from London to Darwin, Australia in a de Havilland Gipsy Moth biplane, animator Lizzy Hobbs created this charming film using an old Underwood 315 typewriter.

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How Dickensian

Tom Gauld created this brilliant print for the London comic book store Gosh!s 30th anniversary celebration. Prints are available on their website.  

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Free Books For Life

One of my all-time favorite London bookshops, Heywood Hill in the heart of Mayfair, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the purveyor of antiquarian, rare, secondhand, and new books has launched “the worlds first major … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible

It may have just been a stunt to promote the UK National Art Pass, but Alex Gorosh did attempt to see “all” of the art in London’s museums in one day.

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I am curious London

Readers of TBTP know that I am enamored with London. Over the years, I have had the good fortune to spend quite a bit of time there and I even wrote a budget travel guide for the British capital. So, … Continue reading

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London Is Open

London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a new series of commissioned artwork by British and international artists for the #LondonIsOpen campaign. Works by ten diverse artists will be displayed throughout the Tube system. The mayor’s initiative hopes to show that … Continue reading

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Weekend Road Trip

London-based Swiss photographer Kim Leuenberger has created an ongoing series called “Traveling Cars Adventures”. Try not to smile when viewing this charming photo series. all images © Kim Leuenberger

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The Girl On The Train

Read it quick before the film is released.

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Would Harry Beck Approve ?

Literary map geeks rejoice—TfL has released a Shakespeare-themed Underground map just in time to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the bard’s passing tomorrow. The Tube lines have been cleverly renamed for Shakespearean characters, locations, plays, and themes. The map will … Continue reading

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London Cheat Sheet

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