Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007 in Architecture | one comment

Five Arrows Hotel Garden Front Travel about six miles out of Aylesbury on the A41and on a hilltop on the left a strange mirage comes into view, a huge 16th Century French Renaissance-style château with flags flying magically on a hilltop to the left. As you come into the picturesque village of Waddesdon some clues […]

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St. Pancras Reborn.

Posted on Nov 4, 2007 in Architecture | Comments Off on St. Pancras Reborn.

St. Pancras Chambers Barlow’s Train Shed When St. Pancras train station opened in 1868 there was no finer railway terminus anywhere in the world. The view down Pentonville Road towards the great gothic facade of the Midland Hotel at St. Pancras was one of the archetypal views of London. Outside it spoke of the confidence […]

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Upton House, Oxfordshire.

Posted on Sep 18, 2007 in Architecture | Comments Off on Upton House, Oxfordshire.

Bog Garden Entrance Front The National Trust was founded in 1895 by Octavia Hill and today is probably the world’s leading conservation body with hundreds of houses under its steward ship as well as 700 miles of coastline and many acres of important landscape in England & Wales. The houses and attractions open to the […]

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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

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Happy Birthday Karl Marx

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Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

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The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

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Bloomsday 2019

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My Old Man

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An Irish song for May Day!

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