Tag Archives: london

A visual history of the London Skyline

1550 [Anton van den Wyngaerde] 1569 [Joris Hoefnagel] 1616 [Claes van Visscher] 1650 [Mattheus Merian] 1647-77 [Wenceslaus Hollar] 1700 [Frederick de Wit] 1774 [Samuel & Nathaniel Buck] 1806-7 [The Rhinebeck’ Panorama – artist unknown]   1865 1877 [Henry Dawson] 1900 … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend

Looking at a few highlights of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend. Continue reading

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Tom Moggach: London’s Urban Kitchen Gardener

Tom Moggach shows the city dweller how best to develop small gardens and the benefits it can bring. Continue reading

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Welcome to the world’s biggest ever Easter egg hunt

The Faberge Easter Egg Hunt, London 2012. Continue reading

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The School Of Life: on Freud and other helpful philosophies.

Prompted by the school of life, we take a look at Freud amongst other philosophers and how you can apply his theories to your modern life. Continue reading

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London Beekeeping

A detailed insight into 3 very different approaches to beekeeping in London – including enthusiast Tom Moggach, Regents Park beekeeper Toby Mason and Jonathan Miller’s hives on the roof of Fortnum & Mason. Continue reading

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A puff and a pint with the Handlebar Club

A highly enjoyable evening with the distinguished Handlebar Club at the Windsor Castle Pub, Crawford Place, London. Continue reading

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