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Street Haunting in Spitalfields

Last Tuesday I was working in the east of London, in Aldgate. After work, I still had 2 and 1/2 hours to kill before my train so, as it was a pleasant afternoon, I decided to have a wander around Spitalfields, a short walk away. 316 more words


Winter at Castle Howard

As much as I wanted to visit Castle Howard at Christmas, I sadly didn’t get a chance to visit before I went home for the holidays. 1,010 more words


Limehouse, London - St Anne's

We visited this church on a gloomy day 28th December 2011. It is a handsome Nicholas Hawksmoor church.

As usual with London churches, it is surrounded by buildings, old and new, with building works going on all around. 12 more words


Nairn's Deptford: Surrealist Sandwich

Ian Nairn was a passionate and popular architectural critic from the ‘50s to the ‘70s. He championed urban oddness, quirkiness and surprise against the town-planning blandness which he dubbed ‘subtopia’. 1,216 more words

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