Throughout the Sodden Streets

When it’s miserable outside, some of our trustiest friends end up as casualties as they do their best to keep us dry. Extraordinary gales finish off many of the weak or the elderly. Poignantly, they lie abandoned in the streets, many different generations left to decay amongst the slush of street life. I am of […]

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In a Quiet Part of India

I have Indian ancestry. My family went out to India in the early eighteenth Century to exploit various new opportunities within the East India Company and on its railways: the latter was considered to be the main family occupation right up until my late paternal Grandfather. My Dad, Aunts and Uncle however thought ‘blow this, lets work […]

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A Journey to Nunhead

by Sheldon As promised last week, my post this sunny and hot Monday will be a more in-depth look at Nunhead.  It was the second Cemetery to be opened by the London Cemetery Company, as an attempt to recreate the success they’d had with Highgate.  The opening of the Cemetery utilised a recently passed bill […]

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