Discover stories and parts of London that you may not have known. All of this done whilst visiting some of London's oldest pubs.From the Great Fire of London to the Church-run prostitutes of Southwark.From cock fighting to the famous Cock Lane Ghost.From Shakespeare to Shrek.From St Paul's Cathedral to the inspiration for wedding cakes.Take a journey through the streets of London and discover things you never knew.A must for all who live and work in London, as well as visitors to our great city.What better way could there be than to have a drink and a walk around the parts of the city you have probably never visited. Hidden gems abound.
Cyril is a retired London Firefighter, who at now works for Transport for London, advising on aspects of safety. He is married to Jackie and together they have 3 grown up children, Georgina, Anne-Marie and Spencer. At the time of writing they have one Grandson, Coray.Cyril has a passion for trivia and entertaining, and loves scoialising. In his past, Cyril used to manager public houses prior to his service in the London Fire Brigade, and this book is a combination of his life and passions.