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A vicar caught short in Highgate

The Victorian press is full of euphemism. This fits quite neatly with our supposed impression of the Victorian as stuffy and prudish of course, an impression that doesn’t really stand up to more focused historical research. 286 more words

Police Court

I just went for a fucking walk

Strap in and shut up, everyone: I have something important to say.

I went for a fucking walk yesterday. Yes, you read that right. I went for a walk. 567 more words


An avenue in Highgate

Highgate Cemetery opened in 1839, one of seven new cemeteries established during the early Victorian period, in what were then outer suburbs of London. Its architect, Stephen Geary, placed the astonishing Egyptian Avenue at the heart of the new cemetery. 268 more words


Highgate to Hampstead Village Quirky Itinerary

This itinerary will have you strolling through grand picturesque streets, capturing the serene beauty of London. This quirky adventure is perfect for a romantic date or a catch up with an old mate on a clear day. 609 more words

Enrique's School for Bullfighting

Enrique’s School for Bullfighting – 484 Beaufort Street, Highgate

  • Food: 75%

Went here with a friend of mine whom I had known since high school. She had made the recommendation to come back here based on her previous dining experience. 182 more words


Breakfast hunt: Mary Street Bakery

Mary Street Bakery should be a staple on anyone’s list. I mean really, their coffee is incredible, their food is great and it’s always busy. … 405 more words