Monthly Archives: February 2013

Warning: May Contain Knees-Up

Until the advent of the internal combustion engine, the bells of St Mary Le Bow (in Cheapside EC2) could be heard five or so miles away in Leyton and Stratford. Despite the purists who claim that the East End finishes … Continue reading

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This Melancholy London

Scenes from a winter commute.   Technical details: HTC Desire S Mobile Phone. Images processed by Instagram.

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Hibernation and Reincarnation

Call me the blogger of doom. The Lord Rookwood on Leytonstone’s Cann Hall Road – as mentioned in my last post – has shut.┬áVery suddenly and without warning. The Rookwood opened in 1893 to serve the rows of characteristic London … Continue reading

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