Welcome to a new and improving Commuter Consultant blog.
I continue to be fascinated by the juxtaposition of the constant change in the City of London, in the form of the multitude of construction projects, alongside the relative permanence of ancient churches, Livery halls and other historic buildings.
Mixed in with all that are the traces of two millennia of occupation buried under your feet, which are occasionally rediscovered and revealed to remind us that the only constant in the history of The City of London has been change!
Site News for the start of 2020
Just in time for the start of 2020, I have now completed the migration of my old site from Blogger, and have performed the necessary internet plumbing to move the domain and SSL certificates across too.
I can now focus on creating new content, and also back-filling the last few years by completing many draft posts that I had prepared but never quite managed to finish.
- Series: Roman City Walls – The Obscured
This series of posts set out to reveal those parts of the Roman city wall that are hidden from public view, lurking in the basements of buildings throughout the city, as well as those more readily accessible.
- Series: Lost London
This series of posts focuses on exploring the surviving traces of that which is now lost in the City of London.
- Post: Plantation Lane – The list of lists
After a lot of effort I finally cracked the riddle of the lists engraved into the pavement of Plantation Lane.
- Series: Tall Storeys [sic]
This series follows various significant building projects around the City of London, and provides.