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An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 12th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 11th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 10th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 9th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


Unbuilt London: A roller-coaster monorail under the streets of London

A little over 100 years ago a radical new form of underground railway was proposed -- a monorail of most unusual design, but one that would be designed like an underground roller coaster with sharp declines and ascents between stations.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 8th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


20th Anniversary of the Battle of George Green

On this morning 20 years ago a tree was cut down. Not just any tree mind you by The tree, a tree that gained The definitive article as it became the centre ground for an environmental struggle against a new road building programme.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 7th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 6th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 5th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


A marvellous museum of mechanical material manufactory

In darkest South London can be found a remarkable time capsule sitting in an otherwise ordinary industrial building, for to step past the ordinary doors is to enter a Victorian parlour of industrial delights.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 4th Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 3rd Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


An Advent Calendar of Vintage Adverts – 2nd Dec

Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News during the month of December eleventy-one years ago.


100th Anniversary of the Bakerloo Line Extension

One hundred years ago today, the process of linking up the tube railway with the city's main termini was completed with the extension of the Bakerloo Line to Paddington Station.