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Day 4.  Chinese New Year in London

To round off our weekend in London we headed to Trafalgar Square where a huge festival to celebrate the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rooster) was taking place from 10.00 a.m. 542 more words


Review: Fire! Fire! at the Museum of London

Most blog posts end with disclaimers – this one will begin with a rather big one, slash news update.

Disclaimer: I now work at the Museum of London! 1,493 more words


Sugar and Slavery: Museum of London (Docklands) (11.2.2017)

London, Sugar and Slavery

Despite the manner in which a succession of rightwing UK national governments treat their people (through the ideologically led policies of ‘Austerity’), the UK as a nation is one of the richest countries in the world. 401 more words

Human Interest

Migration A Historical Perspective, London

Gresham College presents a lecture by Gresham College Provost and Wolfson College, Cambridge President, Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA, at Museum of London.

Thursday 15 June 2017  1800 – 1900… 22 more words


The London Stone (4.2.2017)

Whilst visiting the Museum of London today, we found – entirely by accident – the ‘London Stone’ on display. I had never heard of this object before, which is believed to have marked the geographical centre of London. 1,927 more words

Human Interest

London Fire 1666

The Museum of London has a terrific exhibition commemorating the Great Fire of 1666 on its 350th anniversary. I took loads of photos but they didn’t do the show justice. 469 more words

London Travel

Looking for Londoners: Working the Walbrook

Having to get a job.

If I was independently wealthy I wouldn’t have had to have gone to a job interview the day before yesterday but, things being as they are, I did have to go to a job interview the day before yesterday. 895 more words