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Lincoln’s Inn

One of the most interesting facts – and there are many – about Lincoln’s Inn is that the Elizabethan playwright and actor Ben Jonson, a contemporary and rival…

In which I find myself in Queer Street

Carey Street runs from Portugal Street and the student quarter around the LSE across to Chancery Lane and London’s legal area. It is famous as the original “Queer…

Maiden Lane

It’s not a long street; just over one hundred metres I would guess. Nor does it have an exceptional location. Part of the underbelly of Covent Garden, it…