Tag Archives: London

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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London Redux

I really enjoyed this terrific split-screen video of London Day and Night by Paris-based photographer and filmmaker Franck Matel.

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Last Stop Biscuit Town

I’m an avid follower of the Londonist blog, where I found the “Tube Map of Lost London”. The nostalgic, alternative map depicts once well known sites and neighborhoods that have been lost to history. Although even I’m old enough to … Continue reading

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London Can Still Be Whimsical

You may have seen the colorful, whimsical work of London-based artist Sarah Tanat Jones in periodicals or ads. Her marvelous drawings and illustrations are always a treat. I loved her recent London themed set. If you like them too, prints … Continue reading

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Formulary for a new urbanism

Drawing on his interest in contemporary psychogeography and cartography, the British artist known as Fuller—aka Gareth Wood—spent a decade working on his London Town project. Created with black ink on cotton board, the intricately detailed illustrated map of Britain’s capital … Continue reading

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