Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Greatest Game Ever…

NOW this probably won’t mean much to some of you – but to those of you that were once 13 year old schoolboys who liked football, this was pure heaven. It is, of course, a Subbuteo team catalogue. Now who … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Siddal

Interesting postscript on Elizabeth Siddal. Overcome with grief at his wife’s death, Rossetti enclosed in her coffin a journal containing the only copy he had of his many poems. According to legend he slid the book into Siddal’s red hair … Continue reading

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The Hogsmill

The Hogsmill River is not the most spectacular waterway in the British Isles. In fact, for most of its length you would be struggling to call it a river. A stream would be more accurate. Technically, the Hogsmill is six … Continue reading

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