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A Rainy Day on "The Euphrates" by Charles Dickens 1852

Blackwall  1849

It seems quite a while since I have included anything from  Charles Dickens, to remedy this oversight, I  will bring to your attention  an unusual piece of journalism by the great author. 1,269 more words

Human Life

Danny Dyer's Family History Part 1: Proper Poplar Cockneys born and bred

A Proper Cockney

Danny Dyer landlord of the Queen Victoria Pub in BBC’s Eastenders, isn’t just a professional Cockney, he’s a proper Cockney, and his line is documented back into the 1700s in Poplar, and there is reasonable evidence to take it that his ancestors were plying the Thames at least as early as the 1600s at the time of Cromwell and Charles I, and before that most likely living in the City of London or again Poplar as Dyers.   1,304 more words

Genealogy

kaidaned:

Blackwall is just a really dedicated grey warden cosplayer

senseandaccountability:

I’ve seen quite a few people interpreting the prison scene/judgement conversation as Rainier trying to excuse his crimes, which I find pretty baffling. Personally I think Alastair Parker is bloody amazing…

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