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Back In Blighty, Babeses!!

Oh my luvs, I hope you didn’t think I had deceasedéd and decomposéd. I haven’t. I have mainly been very busy transforming my personage from Expaterati to Londonati, more specifically Highgate-ati. 873 more words


A tale of tragic loss - RAF Elsham Wolds: Part Five

In a previous article I wrote about the tragic collision of two Avro Lancaster bombers, both of them from 103 Squadron at Elsham Wolds. The two aircraft were both trying to land at the same time, after permission to do so had been given to each of them by the Flying Control Officer. 10 more words

Sushi Art for Children

Sushi is a great activity to keep children occupied. It’s fun, versatile, easy to make, and healthy! Classes will focus on showing your child how to make temari sushi (little sushi balls) and to decorate them with their choice of ingredients, whether vegetables, fish or meat. 167 more words


Gobbets of the week #20

Here are links to the10 gobbets of London history that we liked most this week:

1. The Victorian splendour of Highgate Cemetery.

2. New podcast from the Oxford DNB: … 150 more words


The Victorian splendour of Highgate's Western Cemetery

Highgate is London’s famous cemetery – it’s the one that most people think of first when Victorian cemeteries are mentioned and it’s the most well known of the “Magnificent Seven” cemeteries that date from the early Victorian period.  1,766 more words


Hampstead Heath

Me and my friend Diana love spending our Sundays in Hampstead Heath. We don’t just take the journey up north because of the beautiful Parliament Hill view or the old-fashioned bathing ponds; we like to look at houses and day dream about how it would be like to live there. 175 more words


Chu Bakery; I Love Chu!

Chu Bakery is the new kid on the pastry block. Although they have only been open for about a month, they are knocking it out of the park with their perfect pastries.  716 more words