Tired of London, Tired of Life

Tired of London, Tired of Life

One Thing A Day To Do in London


A charming and inspiring book of 365 things to do in London. Beautifully illustrated with bitesize entries ranging from the well-known to the quirky, this is the perfect gift for anyone wanting to discover all of the gems London has to offer...

'One thing to do every day that'll stop you getting tired of the big smoke.' -- The Guardian
'A great way to explore London!' -- ***** Reader review
'Great fun and great information' -- ***** Reader review
'Great book to dip into. Always find something new to do/somewhere new to go' -- ***** Reader review
'A brilliant book with fascinating ideas to do around the city' -- ***** Reader review
As the late great Samuel Johnson sagely observed, 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.'

When author Tom Jones found himself doing the same things week in, week out while living in England's treasured capital, he decided to heed Johnson's words and seek out a thing to do each day in London to make him fall back in love with the city.

Here, in Tired of London, Tired of Life, Tom shares the fun, diverting and imaginative things that you can do to keep yourself amused in London. With seasonally appropriate suggestions for each day of the year, you can explore East London by canoe, search for Fagin's lair in Clerkenwell, play petanque in Southwark, seek out Aphrodite in the British Museum on Valentine's Day and enjoy a host of unusual ways to enjoy the capital.

So grab your A-Z and start discovering a whole other side to this majestic city!


  • One thing to do every day that'll stop you getting tired of the big smoke.
    The Guardian

About the author

Tom Jones

Tom Jones is a writer and bestselling author of Tired of London, Tired of Life and Mad Dogs & Englishmen. He is happiest when discovering new things to do and believes it is important to make the most of where you live. Born near Stroud in the Cotswolds, he is the son of two shopkeepers and studied in York before moving to London. Tom's favourite pub is the Woolpack at Slad in Gloucestershire, and his favourite place in London is 19 Princelet Street. London, The Weekends Start Here is Tom's third book.
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