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"Mancestre....is the fairest, best buildied, quikkest and most populus Tounne of al Lancastreshire" (John Leland, 1538)

The final part of my cities trilogy of posts sees me in Manchester, a place that has made worldwide news in recent times for the most tragic of reasons. 1,235 more words

Books

THOMAS DE QUINCEY AND ANN OF OXFORD STREET

Two of Soho’s most legendary characters have been spotted again in the vicinity.
Romantic writer Thomas De Quincey and his tragic consort – a sex-worker known… 612 more words

I want to write one of those little paperback books that you always want to carry with you wherever you travel

I want to write one of those little paperback books that you always want to carry with you wherever you travel, like I always used to carry… 48 more words