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Lyncombe, 1 Crescent Wood Road

Above: A view of the house and garden from one end of the double drive leading from Crescent Wood Road.

The story you are about to read is not only a history of the house but it will also give you an insight into how grand it was to live on Sydenham Hill before the Second World War. 850 more words


Wolf on the Hill

Above: The very realistic figure of a wolf beside the roadway at Denmark Hill.

Yes, ‘Wolf on the Hill’ is correct and not ‘Fox on the Hill’ ! 372 more words


After 4 days in London

As easily visible the similarities between the US and UK are, I am getting better at realizing the differences. The biggest difference I realized is the appreciation of art/literature and science in each country. 102 more words

Art Culture

Camberwell Beauty

Above: Camberwell Beauty butterfly depicted in large tiles on a wall in Wells Way.

Among several claims to fame in the history of Camberwell is an interesting fact related to butterflies. 344 more words


Shops where you can park right outside the entrance whilst shopping in London, UK: Edwardes Bicycles

London, UK, images; shopping in London, shopping by car, double-red lines, double-yellow lines, “no stopping at any time”; shops where you can park your car right in front of their doors when you shop, Edwardes Cycles, Camberwell Road, Camberwell, South East London 8 more words

Great Britain

LFB firefighters rescue man trapped in Chimney stack collapse in Camberwell. Two men taken to hospital

A man with head injuries has been taken to hospital after a chimney stack collapsed inside a house in Camberwell.

He was rescued from the rubble and wreckage by LFB firefighters. 378 more words


Robert Browning in Camberwell

Above: The street name is a reminder of Rainbow Cottage where Browning was born.

Yes, you are reading that correctly – Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889), the English poet and playwright, whose mastery of dramatic verse made him one of the foremost Victorian poets, grew up in the parish of Camberwell. 788 more words