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Fremont Urban Adventure

I’m probably the only person in this area who hasn’t done this adventure, but I decided to play tourist this week and spend some time in Fremont. 692 more words

Dangerous cast iron cogs and heavy wooden rollers in this domestic mangle – children were forbidden to touch — Tony Sargeant - Anthony Sargeant

In 1940-50s South-London there were few washing machines. The mother of Anthony Sargeant did not have one but she did have a cast-iron mangle such as this which was housed in the shed at the bottom of the garden.

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25 Days in Seattle

Day 2: A Day in Fremont

For a big day of adventuring start in Fremont for breakfast or brunch at one of the many restaurants throughout the neighborhood. 207 more words

25 Days In Seattle


As much as I love to travel internationally, I do stay closer to home sometimes.  This time my destination was Seattle.  This is over two trips and as it has also become one of my favorite places (I may say this about everywhere I go), and as I visit more I will probably write about it more.   660 more words


1096. Danger of explosion

Herb had been sent home from school for swearing at a teacher. They’d phoned his father, and his father had said “What the … Where did he learn that from?” Herb started walking home. 56 more words


4th of July at Gasworks Park, Seattle

On the 4th of July, the city of Seattle puts on a gorgeous fireworks display over lake union to celebrate America’s birthday. Fireworks are the #1 thing you need for a patriotic celebration, and for the 4th especially I just have to watch some. 686 more words


Beckton's Railways and Locomotives - Dave Marden (9.8/10)

For those of us afflicted with the love industrial railways, especially of the steam variety, this book is a real gem. Covering the railways of the Beckton Gas Works and the Outfall and Sewage works this covers every known locomotive running on the two systems over 100 years from 1870 to 1970. 101 more words

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