Few things are as comforting in the winter as sheltering from the bleak weather in the dark wood and creaking floorboards of a pub with a beer and some good company.
You can’t really find this atmosphere anywhere else, whether in a dive bar in New York or a bistro in Paris. That's what father-daughter duo publican and writer George Dailey and photographer Charlie Dailey - who was born above her dad's pub - have captured in their book Great Pubs of London. The book celebrates some of the capital’s most historic pubs, many of which have been trading for over 400 years and are “intrinsically woven into our history and culture,” Charlie Dailey tells The Independent. -read more