Tag Archives: London’s East End

The Secret Gardens of Spitalfields

I love walking around Spitalfields in East London, along its cobbled streets admiring the wonderful Georgian terraced houses, so when I read about the opportunity to visit some of these houses’ hidden gardens, I just had to make the journey! These few remaining streets … Continue reading

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Summoned By Bells

It all began one morning in Whitechapel Road when I made an impromptu visit to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry. The elegant Georgian wooden frontage, now Grade II listed, faces the busy road. Dating back to 1570 the foundry was established during … Continue reading

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Wapping and Wilton’s

It has been a while since my last article so during these cold and wet late January days I am taking time to catch up with some of places I visited last year whilst away from the drawing board. Now where was … Continue reading

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