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Have you ever wondered what city-dwellers of the past thought the future of London would look like?… well I do. And I’m pretty certain that the Barbican Centre would hit top three. 248 more words


Thatching is finished!

It’s been a long wait…our scaffolding has been up for a year but we finally have a roof. It’s not quite watertight up there yet though as the walls still need to be build up at the ends of the house to meet the roof… 128 more words

My World

The Barts and Smithfields for Sinclair Johnston & Partners

It doesn’t happen every day to jump into the history of “The Barts”.

Londoners like to give nicknames to everything around, and The Barts makes no exception: its official name is The Royal Hospital of St Bartholomew, one of the oldest hospital in Europe, being founded in 1123 and still occupying its original site and providing all medical services. 341 more words


The mystery of the missing Porter’s Rest on Piccadilly

Peter Berthoud has alerted us to this modern mystery posted on his website http://www.peterberthoud.co.uk/2015/03/save-the-porters-rest-on-piccadilly/

We are now making enquiries with Westminster Council to get this piece of local history reinstated. 418 more words

Westminster City Council

Wimpole Within

That’s where Wimpole’s real treats are to be found; at least to my eye.

Perhaps it was the conditions outside, but I think the design of the interior should claim the credit, because this building had some of the most gorgeous light that I’ve encountered since the… 307 more words

A Photogenic World