Eltham Palace

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This is the last daily post in the NaBloPoMo Challenge (what a name!) and I thought I would cheer myself up by remembering a beautiful Sunday, just a month ago.

Evening Colour with Bradshaw

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Mr Bradshaw’s tour around Bloomsbury and Russell Squares has given me some ideas for little, detailed posts, but I need some more photographs and it will be a few days before I go into London. I committed to a post … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, Day 7, Bloomsbury Square, (no.38)

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‘We are again in the midst of the squares’. ‘The church with the peculiar steeple seem towering above the surrounding buildings is the parish church of St George’s, Bloomsbury, built by Nicholas Hawksmoor in 1730.’. In 1711 Parliament authorised the … Continued

In the evening light…

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Mr Bradshaw and I set off on Day 7 today, but it will take time to write the post, so I am leaving you with the windows of The Hall in Gray’s Inn, at night.

Red Lion Square & Moncure Conway

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I was concerned that I had not given Mr Bradshaw’s tour of Red Lion Square my full attention and decided to look a little more closely at one of the people associated with the Square – Moncure Daniel Conway (1832-1907), an American, … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, Day 6, Red Lion Sq, no.36

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I walked out of Lincoln’s Inn Fields by Little Turnstile, a one-person, winding passageway between Gate Street and Holborn and previously a barrier which prevented the cows from straying out of, or in to, Lincoln’s Inn Fields.

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, Day 6, Lincoln’s Inn & its Fields (no.35)

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‘.. Lincoln’s Inn Fields form a fine open square, said to be the dimensions of the base of one of the pyramids of Egypt..’, according to Mr Bradshaw. It is London’s largest square, formed from Purse and Cup Fields, once used by the students from the … Continued

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