Skyline

Skyline

You don’t need me to tell you that land values and property prices have soared in hitherto undesirable parts of the capital. The best illustration of this is to take a look at Perkins Square in Southwark. You’ve probably never heard of it, though you will...
Marble Rocks!

Marble Rocks!

Symbolic of luxury since ancient times, marble appears to be more in demand than ever. And these days it’s not only the pure white variety of this metamorphic rock that’s popular, but every shade from white to black. Judging by how much I’ve seen on...
Uncommon Beauty

Uncommon Beauty

There’s a particularly beautiful house on Clapham Common Northside, which was once lived in by the Architect of the Houses of Parliament, Sir Charles Barry. More recently it was part of the adjacent Trinity Hospice, a wonderful place which cares for the...