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London’s Pocket Parks: Khadija’s Garden, N1
London’s Pocket Parks: Khadija’s Garden, N1

London’s Pocket Parks: Khadija’s Garden, N1

When out for a walk, I often take photos of things then research them when I get home. Here is a pocket park that I was to learn comes with a tragic ending.

Jul
01
2019
The magnificently restored Roman Catholic Church of St Monica
The magnificently restored Roman Catholic Church of St Monica

The magnificently restored Roman Catholic Church of St Monica

An old Roman Catholic church was undergoing restoration when they uncovered something remarkable, and now the restoration is astonishing.

Jun
27
2019
London’s Alleys – Shepherdess Walk, N1
London’s Alleys – Shepherdess Walk, N1

London’s Alleys – Shepherdess Walk, N1

There is a delightfully cute little alley that has been in this part of Hoxton ever since it was all fields, and yet its history is a total mystery.

Oct
23
2017
London’s Alley’s – Cotton’s Gardens, E2
London’s Alley’s – Cotton’s Gardens, E2

London’s Alley’s – Cotton’s Gardens, E2

This probably shouldn't be in the list, as it's a bit too wide for an alley, but it has a former alley at the end, and a very nice bit of heritage in the road.

Sep
11
2017