Monument

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Monument (noun) – a structure erected as a memorial; an inscribed marker placed at a grave; something venerated for its enduring historic¬†significance; an outstanding enduring achievement; an exceptional example. A familiar word, applicable to the specific and particular, as in … Continue reading

Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain

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This Spring’s exhibition by the Bulldog Trust at Two Temple Place closes after Sunday (tomorrow) so this weekend is the last chance to catch it.¬† It is well worth going along to, especially if you enjoy music with your art. … Continue reading

Books and Walking – a Literary Trail

How well do you know your famous South London writers and books? So, which arch-villain said, at the end of each adventure, ‘The world shall hear from me again!’¬† And where did his creator live? Or, with a more literary … Continue reading

The Garden Museum

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I had visited this small but lovely museum before its refurbishment and found it charming, especially the tombstones in the graveyard of St-Mary-at-Lambeth Church, where it is located. I returned last week. Formerly the Museum of Garden History, the museum … Continue reading

Walls Have Ears

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After the success and popularity of the Clapham Book Festival’s panel session last year about spies and spying, either real or fictional, ( see Espionage ) we decided to run a similar session this year focussing particularly on WWII and … Continue reading