Monthly Archives: April 2011

Beautiful Priory and Gardens…

  The Priory Church of St. Peter and The Priory Gardens. The sheer beauty of Dunstable Borough Council’s addition of a curved path leading to a Pergola lends much to the sheer splender of the warm British Spring weather. The centuries … Continue reading

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From a Victorian Kitchen…

Victorian Potted Shrimp. Marilyn put together this interesting little Victorian dish, which proved to be very tasty, and very novel. Firstly she set the oven to medium hot, then cut around two large handfuls of small fresh peeled shrimps (prawns) into halves. … Continue reading

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The Saltair Pavilion, Utah

  Some of you have watched with interest the DVD of ‘Carnival of Souls’ 1962 after my recent blog, and emailed to say that you enjoyed it, but wondered if I knew anything about the creepy derelict Pavilion used in the movie. The Pavilion was built … Continue reading

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Marsworth…

My Granddaughter Analyse chats, and drinks, with a Lady of the Narrow Boats. This picture taken at Marsworth in Buckinghamshire England, shows the rural arts that can be found along Britain’s waterways: Art abounds here, depicticting the old ways of … Continue reading

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Out and About at Milton K…

This Saturday gave Marilyn and myself  the golden opportunity once more to visit our most favourite open air market… That of the Milton Keynes Open Market in Buckinghamshire England. Set beside Milton Keynes huge indoor shopping Mall, its a large … Continue reading

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The Kings Head in Bayswater, West London…

The Kings Head in Bayswater West London was featured in my radio play ‘The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp’. It is sited opposite Charles Hepworth’s photo studio in the 1920′s, and in one scene inside The Kings Head… Esme and Charles indulge … Continue reading

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The Aerated Bread Company.

The Aerated Bread Company started life in 1862 as an Islington Bakers of fine healthy, additive-free bread in England, and within two years opened the first of 250 ABC self-service Tea Shops. In the late Victorian period - an ABC tea … Continue reading

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