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Rob's London - Blogger, Writer and Tour Guide
London's cab shelters are an iconic sight. 13 remain in use today, the locations of which are all listed on this hand illustrated mug. Warwick Avenue, Russell Square, Saint George, Hand Illustration, Shelters, Taxi, Buildings, London, Mugs

London Cab Shelter

London's cab shelters are an iconic sight. 13 remain in use today, the locations of which are all listed on this hand illustrated mug.

The Dublin Castle is one of London's most famous pubs. Now you can celebrate the history of this Camden legend with a hand drawn mug! Dublin Castle, Hand Illustration, Home Free, Camden, Madness, London, Mugs, Store, Stuff To Buy

The Dublin Castle, Camden

The Dublin Castle is one of London's most famous pubs. Now you can celebrate the history of this Camden legend with a hand drawn mug!

Visit the shop at robslondon to buy a signed copy of The Knowledge: Train your brain like a cabbie Sipping Tea, Dublin Castle, Train Your Brain, Hand Illustration, Shelters, Mug Designs, Taxi, Buildings, Fancy

London Mugs!

Visit the shop at robslondon to buy a signed copy of The Knowledge: Train your brain like a cabbie

With the nation stuck indoors due to the Coronavirus, what better time to have a quiz? In honour of NHS staff, all 20 questions here are related to London's medical history. 20 Questions, This Or That Questions, Medical History, Did You Know, English, London, Big Ben London, English Language

Medical London Lockdown Quiz!

My medical London lockdown quiz contains 20 testing questions based on London's great medical history, in honour of our hardworking NHS staff.

The Elephant Man, originally from Leicester, is connected to numerous sites in across London. Joseph Merrick, Late Summer, Leicester, Mysterious, Disney Characters, Fictional Characters, Elephant, Sign, London

Joseph Merrick- aka The Elephant Man- with his mother, Mary, 1862

The Elephant Man, originally from Leicester, is connected to numerous sites in across London. In my two part post I will take you on a tour of all them.

Part one in a two part series on the remarkable life of Joseph Carey Merrick- aka 'The Elephant Man'. This article traces Joseph's upbringing in Leicester and how, in his early he came to London's Whitechapel. Joseph Merrick, London History, Leicester, Elephant, Life, Elephants

Joseph Merrick; The Elephant Man in London... Part 1: From Leicester to Whitechapel

The Elephant Man, originally from Leicester, is connected to numerous sites in across London. In my two part post I will take you on a tour of all them.

Information about a BBC Radio 4 documentary which I shall soon be appearing on (December Sat Nav, Bbc Radio, Very Excited, How To Know, Documentary, Brain, December, London, Learning

What has Sat-Nav done to our brains?

I am very excited to announce that BBC Radio 4 will shortly be broadcasting a show I co-presented with the wonderful Timandra Harkness. The programme explores some of the effects of modern technology on the brain. Timandra and I recently spent some time in London learning about about the brain, the impact of navigation techniques...

In September Bulgarian writer and defector, Georgi Markov was murdered in an audacious plot on Waterloo Bridge. Waterloo Bridge, London History, Bulgarian, True Crime, Assassin, Storytelling, Writer, September, Knowledge

London True Crime: The Umbrella Assassination, 1978

This is the true crime story of the umbrella assassination on Waterloo Bridge in the late 1970s: the audacious killing of Bulgarian defector Georgi Markov.

Explore the intriguing and unexpected locations where London's cold war spies carried out their secretive activities during the Cold War years. London History, London Places, Cold War, Trivia, Spy, 1940s, The Secret, Fiction, Activities

London's Cold War Spy Locations

Explore the intriguing and unexpected locations where London's cold war spies carried out their secretive activities during the Cold War years.

A look at the many real-life locations featured in H.G Wells' classic sci-fi novel, 'The War of the Worlds'. over 180 sites included! Freud Museum London, London Location, Sci Fi Novels, Classic Sci Fi, Hill Park, London Places, Barbican, London Art, British Library

H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds: Mapped

War of the Worlds: my map pinpoints as many of the real life London locations which are a defining feature of HG Wells' masterpeice.

The BBC will soon be broadcasting an adaptation of H.G Wells' 'The War of the Worlds'. The latest post on my website has a map pinpointing all of the locations (around London, Surrey and Essex) which are featured in the 1897 novel! London Location, Westminster, Me On A Map, Surrey, Wells, Bbc, Website, Saree, Wels

The War of the Worlds Mapped

War of the Worlds: my map pinpoints as many of the real life London locations which are a defining feature of HG Wells' masterpeice.

This collection of original brands forms part of mock fallout shelter which is currently on display at the National Archives' 'Protect and Survive: Britain's Cold War Revealed' exhibition. National Archives, Cold War, Fallout, Trivia, 1980s, Shelter, Britain, Survival, Display

1980s Provisions

The National Archives: Protect and Survive is a fascinating look at the nuclear war threat in Britain. Here are my top picks of the exhibits on offer.

The National Archives: Protect and Survive is a fascinating look at the nuclear war threat in Britain. Here are my top picks of the exhibits on offer. Nuclear War, London History, National Archives, Cold War, Booklet, Britain, Survival, Told You So, Top

Protect & Survive: Britain's Cold War Revealed, National Archives, Kew

The National Archives: Protect and Survive is a fascinating look at the nuclear war threat in Britain. Here are my top picks of the exhibits on offer.

Robert Lordan's bespoke tours of London give you a personal experience of the city with all of your own top selected highlights. London Tours, London Travel, London History, Walking Tour, Bespoke, Travel Tips, Explore, Taylormade, Travel Advice

Bespoke Tours of London

Robert Lordan's bespoke tours of London give you a personal experience of the city with all of your own top selected highlights.

Have you ever wanted to trace London's most ancient origins? I can help :-) London Tours, London Travel, London History, London Places, Walking Tour, Tour Guide, Origins, Romans, Travel Tips

Explore Londinium!

Explore the secrets of Roman London during this fun, relaxed two hour guided walking tour with Robert Lordan, London tour guide and author.

I'm now proud to offer walking tours of London! London Tours, London Travel, Local Tour Guides, London History, London Places, London Bridge, Walking Tour, Travel Tips, How To Memorize Things

Book a London Tour!

Robert Lordan is a qualified, local tour guide offering London tours which are bespoke and delivered with an expert, personal and professional touch.