Category: History

Limehouse, - early Chinese Limehouse London c/o Tower Hamlet Library and Archives.

Discovering the Chinese in Britain

Photograph – The Chinese community in Limehouse, London Docklands c/o Tower Hamlet Library and Archives. The Chinese have been long overlooked in British history, but a new exhibition called “Chinese and British” at the British Library reveals a rich seem of ‘hidden’ heritage. As a teenager my parents […]

Bede Church Jarrow

A March Around Jarrow

The town of Jarrow on Tyneside has a long history dating back to the Romans, Vikings and the beginnings of early Christianity. But it’s perhaps most famous for the Jarrow Crusade of 1936 when 200 men marched from Jarrow to London in protest against mass unemployment. I was […]

Vintage Virgin Style

Discover vintage clothing, design and style

Rilak's Zagreb Guide

Zagreb, Croatia and beyond

Tim Dreese's Travel Log & Design Journal

Casual observations & photo gallery of people, places, innovation and creativity discovered on the road . . . somewhere in the universe

'Jules Told Me' by Jules Brown

Travel. Meet Writer.

northumbrian : light

Random thoughts from deepest Northumberland


Smile! You’re at the best site ever


Mad about hills, hares, ravens, barn owls, hen harriers and home.



Green Living London

The latest green news and information

The Curse of Verse

Language, spin & the state we're in... apolitical verse and the odd song from Martin Craig

How To Spy On Birds

Sharing the pleasures of birding.