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No. 1139: Belvedere Road, SE1

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1. Photo ©RogerDean 2014

Mogg’s New Picture of London and Visitor’s Guide to it Sights – 1844:

Woolwich.-Previous to entering on a description of Woolwich [...] it may be as well to premise, that parties intending a visit to that immense military depôt should go prepared to pass some hours there, the magnitude of the establishments, and multifarious objects of absorbing interest with which it abounds, requiring at least a summer’s day: an opinion in which the reader will probably coincide, when informed, that each of the three great establishments here occupies a space of many acres, and that the distance between them is considerable. 120 more words

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Welcoming the Tour de France to Tower Hamlets

After the Grand Depart from Yorkshire, the Tour de France makes its way to London via Cambridge.

Large scale events are nothing new in London but the Tour de France offers something slightly different. 139 more words

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Dragon Age: Inquisition - Companions and NPCs

As of June 23rd, every companion for DA:I has been officially named, and many NPCs have been announced and/or identified as well. Here I provide all the links to the discussions of the personality, roles, and, of course, the possibility for romance of each of these characters.  54 more words

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Blackwall - The Resolve

 Blackwall is one of the rare few Wardens who chose, of his own accord, to pick up the shield. He believes so wholeheartedly in the noble ideal of the Grey Wardens that he would rather have this life than any other.

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On This Day in Trinity House History - 13 June

1667

The Elder Brethren to help the Royal Navy fight on the Thames

Trinity House Court Minute:

“Letter from the King to Trinity House to consider plans for sinking ships in the Thames at Gallions and BlackwalI and to make batteries at Gravesend.”

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Dragon Age: Inquisition - New Character Profiles

With their panel at E3, the DA:I website has been updated to include several never character bios. As you all know, we’ve had bios on… 849 more words

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Dragon Age: Meet the Heroes, Part II

Dragon Age has recently began releasing character teases leading up to their Monday reveal at E3. In the past, we had bios from Cassandra147 more words

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