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My loves, poetic thought by George-B © (the smudge and other poems page)

My loves, poetic thought by George-B
©(the smudge and other poems)
My love for stars
showed me how to search for
early morning dew,
between the petals of roses… 97 more words

The Modern Pantry

Red wine for breakfast? Why not if it comes in Greek yoghurt accompanied by Manuka honey and a poached tamarillo in the middle. Its contemporary minimalistic decor the ideal background for Instagram addicts, the two story brick walled building in St John’s Square, Clerkenwell, consists of a Ground Floor cafe and First Floor restaurant. 84 more words


vintage fashion fair in clerkenwell

if you love vintage clothes, then tomorrow sunday 19th October is the vintage fashion fair at the old finsbury park town hall.   i love collecting old lace – collars,  lace and voile blouses – just so pretty.

Shops And Vintage

Bear baiter tragically eaten by one of his bears

If you’re going to run a bear-baiting arena – it’s best not to get eaten by one of your bears. In 1709, that was the fate of Christopher Preston who ran the Bear Garden at Hockley-in-the-Hole, a very dodgy part of the Clerkenwell district of London. 374 more words

God is great

Sir Christopher Wren certainly thought so, although I suspect he thought he ran God a pretty close second. In fact, when it came to rebuilding St Paul’s Cathedral after the Great Fire, he probably thought it was even stevens. 340 more words

Behind the high walls of London's Charterhouse

Hidden behind high walls, the Charterhouse in Clerkenwell exudes an air of mystery – at least to those who, like me, spend their lunchbreaks wandering around the interesting old places close to their place of work.  2,248 more words