River Thames – The History of London’s Central Waterbody

Extending over 215 miles, The River Thames is the second longest in the United Kingdom and has played a major role in the development of London. It has been used as an economic resource, a transportation route, a source of food and fresh water and, in recent times, an entertainment venue. The evidence of humans… Read More

Cleopatra’s Needle – An Egyptian Obelisk Living in Central London

If you’ve read my latest book, The New Savants, you will know that much of the book is based in London, mainly in the London Underground. However another important landmark also features – Cleopatra’s Needle. Here’s the story behind the needle. Situated close to the exit of the Embankment Underground Station is one of the… Read More