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Rotten to the Core

Our woods are old. Many of the spruce have celebrated more than 150 summers. Poplar don’t live nearly that long and many now are showing their age, like this balsam poplar sprouting a hefty load of fungi. 81 more words

Nature Photography

Air Raid: The Tragedy of Upper North Street School

On this day one hundred years ago – 13 June 1917 – Upper North Street School, Poplar in London’s East End was bombed by one of Germany’s new long-distance Gotha aeroplanes. 733 more words

A Brief Introduction To...

Poplar - Site visit

As part of a team outing at Barton Willmore, I joined colleagues for a guided tour of a high rise residential development they are currently delivering in Poplar, East London. 53 more words

River Thames

A moment

The coffee’s bitter here,

beans dark, roasted hard,

flavour for waking up

– I see Cezanne on the wall,

a fire extinguisher,

a smoke-free zone, 39 more words


The Woman In White


Early this morning our septic tank was cleared. This happens every eighteen months, and Jackie always feels better when it is done. 266 more words

Sometimes you have to leave the forest to see the trees. I realized this quite literally attempting to trace fallen poplar blossoms to their origin. It wasn’t until I removed myself a significant distance that I was able to find the flowers swaying in the treetops. 287 more words

Snaps Of Love & Beauty

The 2Four4 Lounge - Poplar

During my 23 years as a diligent student – (education starts at birth if you’re brown), I have made my fair share of mistakes. There was that time during GCSEs when I brought shame upon my family by coming home with a B, and that time during A-levels when I applied for dentistry. 966 more words