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Rhymes and Ballads of London

My knowledge of poetry is limited, but like many kids I spent my formative years having popular nursery rhymes drummed into my head. Carole Tate’s… 237 more words

Children's Books

Wretched Richard's Almanac: If You Believe This, I've Got a Bridge . . .

April 18, 1968

Famous real estate deals abound — the sale of Manhattan for beads, the Louisiana Purchase, Seward’s Folly. One of the more unusual is the April 18, 1968, sale of London Bridge for a mere $1 million (of course, as any schoolchild knows, the thing was falling down). 189 more words


Four Kids, One Mom and The Monument

We hadn’t planned to visit The Monument during our family trip to London, but after walking across London Bridge, we found ourselves on the corner of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill, staring up at the golden flames atop Christopher Wren’s homage to London’s Great Fire of 1666. 281 more words

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London Bridge

London Bridge taken from South Bank, London.  Just experimenting in monochrome.



Recently I’ve got into photography. When I say recently I mean since last Christmas when my wife gave me some money towards a new camera. After a couple of months thinking what I might get, mulling over the magazines in WH’s,  gazing into the windows of Camera shops and surfing the net for all I could find, I finally took the plunge and bought a NEX 6 (Sony).   53 more words


Brigade Bar & Bistro, London Bridge

Tooley Street’s enclave of corporate giants’ glossy offices, identikit sandwich chains and, erm, the London Dungeons is hardly the place you would expect to find a successful social enterprise which helps homeless people train and find work in the catering industry. 353 more words


Daredevil shocks commuters by dangerously cycling along London Bridge edge

Onlookers obviously took to Twitter

Bizarre rush-hour antics seem to be in vogue at the moment. Last Friday workers in Farringdon were left bemused by a man being led around on a leash – meanwhile commuters on London Bridge were thrilled by a daredevil riding a Boris bike along the dizzying edge of London Bridge. 267 more words