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A fiery & wet welcome to London

We had just arrived in London a day before, still getting our bearings in this wonderful town. Unaware of the festival of arts and ideas planned for that day in the City of London, we came across a volunteer suggesting we stick around for the falling of the breeze blocks. 297 more words

Fire! Fire!! London's Burning...

….could there have been a more terrifying way to waken, on what was perhaps a chilly autumn morning, that day, September 2nd, 1666 than to the words of Fire! 1,578 more words


LondonLife - Remembering the Great Fire of 1666...

London blazed again on Sunday night when a 120 metre long wooden replica of the city as it was in Restoration times was set alight to mark 350th years since the Great Fire of London. 130 more words


London's Burning by L. Katiyo

Photo – L Katiyo

The Fire of London in 1666 is considered one of the major events in the history of the city and to commemorate the 350th anniversary, a series of events are planned. 236 more words

Human Life

Giant wooden replica of old London burns on the Thames to commemorate Great Fire of London

We are packed together on the banks of the Thames on the embankment near Blackfriars standing opposite the Oxo Tower on the other side of the river.   538 more words

London History

Discover the Great Fire of London...On Our Shelves!

Amongst the cranes and tall buildings of the City of London stands the Monument, erected not far from the infamous Pudding Lane. The monument stands there as a reminder of the devastating fire which started there 350 years ago today. 731 more words

Discover...On Our Shelves!

Conversations with a nearly three-year-old.

After nearly three years, my stock of nursery rhymes – which, admittedly, was not all that great in the first place – is severely depleted. 694 more words