...meet a man who listens to tube trains from the road above with a large hearing-trumpet.the inventor who made giant ships out of ice.a chap who rides down the river in an Edwardian bath chair.the guy with the world's biggest collection of pillar boxes...These are just a few of the colourful characters to be found in Eccentric London, the fascinating follow-up to Benedict le Vay's sell-out book, Eccentric Britain. Here the London-born author devises district-by-district guides to everything compelling, curious, bizarre, absurd or hilarious. Plus the oddest shops, museums, jobs, pubs and people you could possibly imagine.How to fix them, what theya#39;re like. Big picture books ... easily shocked. Perhaps that just makes more people read it, like those signs warning a#39;wet painta#39; - you just have ... Devices, leather hoods and belts of all kinds and coloured hankies foranbsp;...
|Author||:||Benedict Le Vay|
|Publisher||:||Bradt Travel Guides - 2007|