Black Rat Blog

London Docklands, City of London, historic facts and quirks which it’s hoped you will enjoy.

My name is Andy. I’m an official City of London Guide and this blog seeks to entertain and inform.

So, why the rat? The mural above (located not far from the Monument) is one of my tour stops. I rather like it – possibly a fake Banksie. The Black Rat is a rather maligned creature about which find out more.

This blog is new, growing and often revised. Articles categorised as ‘draft’ are still under construction.

More about me at Pudding Lane Tours.