Monthly Archives: July 2015

Bloomsbury bedhoppers – BBC’s Life in Squares

‘Lived in Squares, painted in circles, loved in triangles’ as someone once said, talking of the Bloomsbury Group, arguably the Bloomsbury squares most famous residents. Now the BBC has picked up their story in a three-part mini-series. The story beings at the start of the 20th century, as the Victorian era ends and an unexpected period […]

New smartphone app for walks in the Bloomsbury Squares

The Bloomsbury squares and gardens are nearly all close to each other and a pleasant self-guided walk connects them and other places and items of interest. Once you are in the area, you can follow trails around the squares using your smartphone. Download the TiCL app onto your smartphone by clicking this link and look for the following trails: A […]

London – world’s first National Park City

Joining the UK’s 15 national parks soon – London is set to become the world’s first National Park City say campaigners. It’s already thought to be Europe’s greenest capital city, with 47 % of its area made up of parks, nature reserves and gardens. Nine out of ten Londoners are said to support the idea. […]

Bloomsbury Square’s new Cycle Vault

Have you heard about the new secure cycle storage facility just opened in Bloomsbury Square? Midtown’s Cycle Vault in the carpark has lockers, showers and 100 cycle racks. You can cycle to work, shower and change and leave your stuff safely. You can even hire a towel so you don’t have to leave it damp […]

Great gardening by Green Gym volunteers

TCV Green Gym gardening volunteers worked in Brunswick Square last week – doing themselves and the gardens a lot of good. They are doing a monthly session over the summer. Next one in Brunswick Square is 28 July, 10.45 to 2 pm, with a break. Meet outside the Foundling Museum gate -all tools, gloves etc provided. […]