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London's most popular blue plaques according to an unexpected source

You already know about the Blue Plaques in London and specifically about those in Westminster because you surely read my post Blue Plaques hunting. If you didn’t (shame on you!!!), do it! 494 more words


Heritage through textiles

I am awaiting approval to use some images but could not wait to share some really interesting work with you.

There are artists I have recently come across that have helped to identify and start to clarify  beliefs and a lifestyle I passionately feel.   627 more words


Bringing home my ancestors' diaries

During the 20th Century my great uncle, William Morland, deposited many old documents that he had found in Court Lodge with the Kent archives. These documents included old estate maps, accounts, letters dating back as far as the 18th century, strange documents such as the… 505 more words

British Country House

Funding: Woodland Trust - free trees to commemorate First World War

The Woodland Trust has 4500 free tree packs to give away to schools, community and youth groups. The packs available are:


From the Organbuilder's Workshop

Dominic Gwynn is leading the restoration for the organbuilders.  Here he describes what he found when undertaking the initial inspection in 2008.

Who are you? 340 more words


July 7th Bombings - ten years on

Growing up in the 1980s I was not stranger to the terrorist bomb, the IRA were always in the news and we all became wary of unattended luggage (I am still nervous if I see a bag without an owner) and had dustbins removed from various public spaces. 391 more words

A Journey Back to Home

They say you can never really go back home.

“Home is made for comin’ from
For dreams of goin’ to”

– lyrics from Wanderin Star… 97 more words