Category Archives: Islington

Researching Myddelton Hall

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013 In Lions and philanthropists I presented a photo of the handsome, late Victorian building with terra cotta embellishments that stands on the corner of Almeida Street and Upper Street, Islington. Here it is again: Victorian terra … Continue reading

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Battishill Street Gardens and the Gold Headed Cane

I have twice visited the small Islington park known as Battishill Street Gardens (between Battishill Street and Napier Terrace on the map below) and written about it in A discovery and A quiet visit to a damp sculpture. Today, rummaging … Continue reading

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For the snow it snoweth every day

(With apologies to William Shakespeare for mauling his original song1.) It has continued to snow in London and, what is less common, the snow remains on the ground. More accurately, some snow remains on the ground. Where there is heavy … Continue reading

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