The Londoness


Born in Paris.

Made in London.

Teller of London Tales.

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Tales of my City

Tales of my City: where Londoness interviews with the dead famous.

Charles Dickens London

Tales of my City: Charles Dickens’ London

This week marks the 150th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ death. The celebrated author shares his London secrets with me and tells me how Queen Victoria is a big fan of his acting. Dick – do you mind if I call you Dick? I do. But you may call me Boz. What is your go-to pub?…

Tales of my City: Beau Brummell’s London

As London revs its engines to re-open after lockdown, I speak to the famous English dandy Beau Brummell. He shares his favourite London secrets and tells me how he would like to have tea with the Duchess of Cambridge. Where do you buy those exceedingly good cravats? I like to shop in Regent, Bond, Jermyn,…

Winston Churchill’s London, Churchill locations in London

Tales of my City: Winston Churchill’s London

In celebration of VE Day 75, Winston Churchill shares his favourite London hotspots, the first thing he’ll be doing after lockdown and how he wants to meet Sir David Attenborough. This is the first in the series Tales of my City, where I interview a ghost of London past. A flight of fancy, these are entirely…