Category Archives: Religion

A Visit to Agatha Christie’s Grave

Agatha Christie, the world’s best selling author, was born on 15th September 1890 in Torquay. She is know as the Queen of Crime for her detective fiction stories and her two most famous detectives are Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. She … Continue reading

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Amongst the Stones of Leytonstone

by Sheldon Multiple stone eyes gazed heavenward as myself and Paul entered a mass of marble in Leytonstone, East London. The second part of a day trip which had firstly taken us to Chingford Mount (a forthcoming post), we decided to explore … Continue reading

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The Lost Docks, Prince and Engineer of Southwark

by Sheldon On a chilly Sunday morning, Steve and I went to Bermondsey tube station to go on a tour of Thames-side Southwark, led by the charismatic Tim Thomas (who wore the best flat cap I’ve ever seen). An actor (gleefully telling … Continue reading

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A Sterne Novel

by Sheldon Laurence Sterne was a name I’d encountered before. I’d read his most prominent novel on a free to download app on my iPhone, and was rather confused by what I was reading. It was enjoyable: but it was … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Montague Fowler, Part Four

by Sheldon There was no denying it: it was soaking wet and the rain was penetrating our clothing, giving us an uncomfortable chill. It was overcast, boggy and damp. I, along with Christina, have visited many cemeteries before but on … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Montague Fowler, Part Three

by Sheldon Long-term readers of the blog will be familiar with a feature that chronicles my obsession with a historical man. For those of you who may be alien to our quest, I would recommend reading parts one and two … Continue reading

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Cemetery Club Podcast 1: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

by Sheldon And now for something slightly different. One of the things me and Christina have discussed is to try various platforms to reach out to our (happily) growing audience. Our recent visit to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park was a … Continue reading

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