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Meet the (Real) Eastenders

by Sheldon This Saturday, let us take you on  trip back in time (without a TARDIS, sadly) to the East-End. This isn’t the East End of coffee shops, vintage stores and cereal cafes. This is the East End where war … 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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City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

by Sheldon It was an October morning 1888 when an Elm Coffin left the City mortuary in Golden Lane. This was no ordinary Coffin: and this could be verified by the thousands of people who lined the route it meandered on … Continue reading

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