The Finest Victorian Loos In London?

With pubs closing down at an alarming rate and councils running out of money to maintain public loos, the classic Victorian convenience may be on the brink of extinction.

Many have been demolished, and some have been turned into bars or nightclubs — check out Ginglik in Shepherd’s Bush, or Cellar Door in Aldwych — but a few great ones survive.

Check out my top three for The Daily Telegraph: “Where is the finest Victorian toilet in London, and can I use it?

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TVClaw Top Tips: Visit London 2012

I’m currently writing about London for The Daily Telegraph. If you’re a Londoner or thinking of visiting London, check out the  In The Know section. Even though the 2012 Olympics are over (sob) there are still lots of fantastic things to do and see.

Here are some of my top tips for art lovers in the capital this autumn:

What are London’s top art exhibitions in November 2012? 

Where are the most famous paintings on show in London? 

Plus, if you’re just passing through, and have a few hours to kill during a layover at London Heathrow, check out my suggestions for what to do outside the airport lounge.

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Have You Read the One About … ?

So, I’ve been busy with the Olympics and have shamefully neglected my nascent blog this week. Coming soon: my Olympics blog for The Huffington Post. It will contain my musings on all things ‘lymp-tastic.

In the meantime, why not dip your toes into some of my other work?

The Huffington Post, for my articles about all things television, including Doctor Who and Etonian actors taking over the world:

The Daily Telegraph, for my officially expert advice on what to do, see, eat, buy in London:

AOL TV/TV Squad live on in name-only now, but are (were?) the late, lamented TV blogs full of terrifically well-informed and funny writers and editors. I used to write a lot of TV news articles very early in the morning for these sites:

TV Replay is part of HuffPost TV. I used to write up clips of the best bits of the previous night’s television shows:

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