Category Archives: history

May 07

50 before 50: #17 & #18 Harlow

Snapped yesterday in Harlow were these two Blue Plaques. I’ll be honest, I was surprised to see them. Harlow for me has a negative connotation. Home to all the worst  Essex can be: chavs, shellsuits, bling. And yet I found  a bustling connurbation. A thriving market, a wide range of shops. A community spirit. A […]

April 22

50 before 50: #15 & #16 St Ives

Stopping in St Ives awhile back I snapped these two plaques. Not remembering people per se. More remembering the occupations of people and the buildings they worked in: the corn exchange and the police station  If you get time to visit, it’s a quaint market town with some nice independent eateries and a statue of […]

50 before 50: #14

I first came to this man through the film Ghandi. Amazing politician.  Need to learn more about him when life allows 

February 14

50 before 50:#12 (Barons Court Road)

February 14

50 before 50: #13 (Barons Court Road)

This one needs no introduction 

February 14

50 before 50: #9, 10 & 11 (Chiswick)

Some people you find just like that Others need no introduction While this one needs a bit of research

February 13

50 before 50: #8 (Feltham)

Considering he was such a flamboyant man, this is such a simple memorial