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Poverty and  Poor Relief in Westminster in the Nineteenth Century

Further  to the recent posting on “Poverty and  Poor Relief in Westminster in the Medieval and post-Medieval Periods” …

It might seem incongruous to be discussing poverty and poor relief in what is now the – at least outwardly – conspicuously wealthy City of Westminster.  274 more words

London History

Suddenly You - Book Review

Finished reading

Suddenly You

by Lisa Kleypas



I was intrigued by bits and pieces I’ve heard about this book. This is not my first Lisa Kleypas book. 445 more words

Thing Of The Moment

“Nearly as old as the Fire” (Arthur Mumby, 1868)

On this day in 1868, Arthur Mumby wrote evokingly in his diary:

“… I rambled through the old-fashioned streets about Cripplegate; attracted first by the fine massive antique tower of Cripplegate church … .  196 more words


The Mystery of Her - a Book Review

Title: The Mystery of Her by Patricia Catacalos

Genre: Currently #2164 on Amazon Best Sellers Rank in Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Historical… 675 more words