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November 17, 2015

Ever wondered why the bollards around London look like Cannon?



They Are! Left over French Cannon (left over from the cannons used in the 1815 battle of waterloo) were used to protect street corners and pavements. As they wore out they were replaced with replicas to ke...

November 11, 2015

What does a bank have in common with a publishing house have in common with a doctor’s surgery have in common with an auction room?

Everything, it turns out.


They all evolved from the same common ancestor; the coffee house.


Today you’d be rather surprised if you were si...

November 4, 2015

Author of the Runner's Guide to London, Hayden shares coaching tips, race reviews and his running adventures from all corners of the globe. 


Hayden: The London walking tour is something of an institution, but what sparked your interest in starting a running/jogging tou...

November 4, 2015


I found Secret London Runs via Twitter and was immediately interested by their quick and personal response to my enquiry. After a couple of well answered questions, my friends and I decided to make the trip from Chelmsford to Southwark, London to help discover who mur...

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