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206 - 2 July 2015 - 75th Anniversary of the Sinking of The Arandora Star

On the 10 June 1940 at 4.45pm came the news that Italy had declared war on Britain and the Allies.  The Italian community in Great Britain were not fully aware of the drastic effect this was to have on their lives. 2,866 more words

Blood of the martyrs


On this day in 1556, some 20000 people gathered in Stratford to witness the burning at the stake by the Catholic Queen Mary Tudor of thirteen Protestants (eleven men and two women) accused of  heresy.  412 more words

London History

Clerkenwell Green

Another angle from this lovely spot. This time fast and loose with two sketches pinned together and you don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to work it out. 12 more words


Win Limited Edition Northside Sunglasses this Summer!

This Summer, CrossEyes Clerkenwell is offering you the opportunity to win a pair of unique Limited Edition sunglasses!

Four different designs were launched up to the Northside Music Festival in Denmark which is one of the most popular music festivals in Denmark. 60 more words

Walking on Bones and Other Oddities

I bought a ham and tomato sandwich, a lemonade, and a bag of chips and then I made my way to King Square Gardens, a small park close to where I’m interning. 714 more words

A Reaktion Reaction #3

Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting buildings I’ve been inside in London was the Horse Hospital. Like the name implies, it was really a hospital for horses, London’s main form of transportation way back when. 421 more words

A Rose, a Fuchsia and a Seed Cake

It’s the middle of June but you would be forgiven for thinking it is march. Yesterday’s warmth has given way to a chilly wind. I’m greeted as I leave the house by a white rose which has just come in to bloom. 1,083 more words