Tag Archives: London.

The outcast dead ~ Mike Biles

Reblogged from A Bit About Britain: This is Cross Bones Graveyard, surely one of the saddest places in London.  Its story belongs within a wider narrative about poverty and prostitution, an important aspect of the two-thousand year history of the … Continue reading

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A medieval charnel house below the streets of Spitalfields ~ Caroline at Flickering Lamps

Reblogged from Flickering Lamps: Today, Spitalfields often feels like something of a battleground between the area’s rich and varied heritage and the seemingly unstoppable march of gentrification and redevelopment. Located on the north-eastern edge of the City of London, in … Continue reading

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Listen to the Birds ~ Jeff Grant

Reblogged from besonian: I will remember the December just gone as having been mostly grey and grim. And wet. On many days, in the little park below my kitchen window, the leaden skies seemed to hang so low they could … Continue reading

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Facing Fear with The Silent Eye, Part 1 – Arrival ~ Helen Jones

Helen Jones, author of Journey to Ambeth, begins her account of her weekend with The Silent Eye in Derbyshire… I recently attended a workshop, with The Silent Eye, about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and … Continue reading

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Roman London ~ Beetley Pete

Given my interest in our earlier ancestors, I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with the Romans who invaded and colonised much of England and Wales… but their culture had an undeniable impact on our own and there are … Continue reading

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Last chance to vote! Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2019

“Last chance,” she says, “to cast your vote! Support your favourite blogs!” Yeah, right, I note there is no place To vote for blogging dogs. It’s not just me, there’s lots of us, And blogging cats as well… And other … Continue reading

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The Temple Church II: Talking heads…

It is difficult to say what you see first when you step inside the church built by the Knights Templar in the middle of London, over eight hundred years ago. What you notice first, though, is a complete disparity in … Continue reading

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The Bloggers Bash has a new home! ~ Sacha Black

Reblogged from Sacha Black: Hopefully, by now you’ve heard the news that The Annual Bloggers Bash has a new home. If you haven’t, then buckle up baby, I’m about to rock your world. If you’ve never heard of the Bash, … Continue reading

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The Templar Church

Earlier this year, on a research mission, we took a trip to London, visiting the British Museum to learn more about the ancient Sumerian civilisation that will form the backdrop to the 2019 Silent Eye’s Annual Workshop, Lord of the … Continue reading

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Well Worth It ~ Notes to Women #writephoto

I stand here, in the mist, waiting. Waiting for you. Every year, I come to the spot where we last parted company and where you promised me that you would be upon your return after the journey which called you … Continue reading

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