Tees Transporter Bridge Book Launch

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On Saturday 5th July I held a book launch at the Tees Transporter Bridge for my new book which is, perhaps not that surprisingly, about the Tees Transporter Bridge. Below are some photographs… Continue reading

The Tees Transporter Bridge Book: Free Sample

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To celebrate my upcoming book on The Tees Transporter Bridge I’ve put together a free sample for your reading pleasure.  In this extract: History, Heritage and Home, Bridge Education, Learning and Events Officer Tosh Warwick offers… Continue reading

Ghost Signs of London Walking Tour 14th June 2014

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After a lovely afternoon on the first walking tour which celebrated my book Fading Ads of London I’m running another walking tour event on Saturday 14th June. The tour will start outside Old Street Tube… Continue reading

Bingo and Music Festivals: Signs of 60s Renaissance

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This guest post briefly explores bingo in popular culture. As my father once ran bingo halls of his own in North East England it is great to see that the game is still… Continue reading

New Book On The Tees Transporter: Ready for Pre-Order

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My new book about the Tees Transporter Bridge is due for release on Monday 23rd June 2014. It is a collection of stories, musings and memories from both myself and people who live… Continue reading

Ghost Signs Tour, Architectural Highlights

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Today I did a dummy walk of my ghost signs tour. I’m running it to celebrate the release of my book: Fading Ads of London and the constant architectural flux in London means I had to… Continue reading

Art Deco Tour, Bloomsbury

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This afternoon I had the pleasure of taking Yanick Pucci’s Art Deco walking tour through Bloomsbury. The collage above illustrates just a few of the beautiful Art Deco details on display in the… Continue reading

Reasons to Love Grease 2

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Last night I went to see Cool Rider LIVE for the second time. It was a packed-out press performance and provided even more of the pantomime-esque antics that made me fall in love… Continue reading

Ghost Signs of London: The Walking Tour (Saturday 17th May)

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To celebrate the launch of my book on Fading Ads of London I’m running a special walking tour event on Saturday 17th May. For the price of a pack of Black Cat Cigarettes you can… Continue reading

Faded Ads of London: Advance Copy Preview

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My lovely publisher, The History Press, sent me an advance copy of my book this week. Working with them has been an incredibly positive experience; they clearly really care about the projects they… Continue reading