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Suffrage Stories: The Mystery of Nurse Pine's Medal

While undertaking some research for a talk I gave a couple of weeks ago at the Royal College of Nursing I encountered an intriguing mystery. What happened to Nurse Pine’s ‘suffragette medal’. 1,059 more words

Suffrage Stories

Wandering around London in 72 hours (part I)

I arrived to London on Wednesday evening (11 May). I stayed at a hotel at Norfolk square, Paddington so naturally the first thing I did in the morning was to visit the… 1,925 more words

Travel

Even a great trip can have it's share of problems

I have written before about the pleasure of returning to a place. You can relax in the familiarity and explore beyond the usual locales of first-time tourists. 1,680 more words
Travel

A real treat!

Went to see TATTOO exhibition at the museum of London today. Talk about being inspired! Absolutely loved it. Went to ‘ave a nosey around; see what else is on offer. 36 more words

All The Buzz!

Lost London - The Three Tuns, Guildhall Yard...

A medieval tavern, The Three Tuns once stood in Guildhall Yard in the City (picture above).

The tavern, which was located by Guildhall Gate, is noted for having served as lodgings for the Royalist military commander General George Monck when he arrived in the city in early 1660 in the lead-up to the Restoration of the monarchy later that year.  92 more words

City

The Crime Museum

The Crime Museum is a museum within a museum. Established in the mid-1870s by serving police officers to train recruits, the Crime Museum has been opened to the public for the first time at an exhibition hosted by the Museum of London. 808 more words

Crime Fiction

Day Trip in Pictures - London

I went to London on March 31st and came home in the evening of April 1st, and I wanted to share with you some photos I took, so I I wondered if instead of taking you through my day out in words, posting a collection of photos would work. 193 more words

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