Perhaps I should try and read something more learn-ed when travelling, but I do enjoy the Horrible Histories franchise, and had already bought the London title, so it was an obvious book to include for my holiday reading. It made great reading on my Paris Gare du Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar train.
|On grand dragon statues|
|And simple traffic bollards|
And the interesting beliefs of the time:
London was a perfect introduction for me.