Category Archives: history

Holiday: 25

Having arrived back from Prague, and after a stop for breakfast, we decided to head to see my parents in the land of Wales and appalling internet. BT have been promising them an upgrade since the end of June. Now mid August, it still hasn’t materialised. A list of never ending excuses falls into father’s […]

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