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The story of the Golden Boy of Pye Corner
The story of the Golden Boy of Pye Corner

The story of the Golden Boy of Pye Corner

As I was by Cock Lane the other day, just had to take a few photos of “The Golden Boy of Pye Corner”, a small monument located on the corner with Giltspur Street (map link). It was erected where the

Jan
09
2012
Daily Mail using my photo of Cock Lane
Daily Mail using my photo of Cock Lane

Daily Mail using my photo of Cock Lane

There is an informal badge of honour that exists amongst bloggers that marks you out as someone who has caught the eye of the mass market media, but are deemed to be too small to be of consequence. It’s the

Jan
06
2012
It’s the 250th anniversary of the Cock Lane ghost
It’s the 250th anniversary of the Cock Lane ghost

It’s the 250th anniversary of the Cock Lane ghost

At some point in a January 250 years ago, in a rented apartment near Holborn, the ghost of a recently dead wife appeared to warn that she had been murdered by her husband.

Jan
04
2012