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The First Meeting

What a wonderful weekend in London we have had! It’s that time of year again where we always usually take our Christmas annual trip to London, and this time was even more exciting and special.   523 more words


Santa in the City charity run - London - 4 December 2016

Starting and finishing in the vicinity of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Santa in the City charity run took in a number of the City’s landmarks in a 5k route – sometimes catching members of the public unawares. 23 more words


2nd December - On This Day In History


1973 Monica Seles (tennis champion)


1814 Marquis de Sade (writer – ‘sadism’ takes its name from him)

On This Day:

1697 St Paul’s Cathedral (designed by Sir Christopher Wren) is consecrated… 37 more words

Praise be (St Paul’s)

On this day in 1697 was held the first service in the present  St Paul’s Cathedral, at the time still in the process of being built by Sir Christopher Wren, after its immediate predecessor had been burnt down in the Great Fire of 1666 (*). 524 more words

On This Day

St Paul's bellringers, ancient societies, mysterious ringing and Harry Potter

Oranges and lemons, Say the bells of St. Clement’s.
You owe me five, Say the bells of St. Martin’s.
When will you pay me? Say the bells of Old Bailey. 1,109 more words


Sunday 29th November 1846

“Went to the church of St Mary Newington Butts; arrived there at 10 o’clock, saw a young couple married. Looked round the church and read monuments and commenced taking off one (a Latin inscription), but was interrupted by the pew opener, who told me come another day as service was about to commence.

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Ann Fox

St. Paul's from Tate Modern; November 2016

A Friday lunchtime trip to Tate Modern to take in the Elton John photography collection show, A Radical Eye. It’s a pretty good show: more comprehensive than I’d expected and I particularly enjoyed the  111 more words