Category Archives: Hidden Places
All our walks this March have a women’s theme. There are spies and socialists, politicians and pacifists, suffragists and scientists, medics and mystery writers. And of course we take you to to some lovely and lesser known London places. Our … Continue reading
The second of our new Wednesday Walks! this week If the name Dorothy L Sayers simply conjures up an image of Edward Petherbridge or Ian Carmichael portraying a ‘silly ass’ aristocratic sleuth with a monocle, perhaps it is time to … Continue reading
Born on this day 1847 to a family of extraordinary women.
Helping Hands by Alec Peever 2001 This sculpture of clasped hands on Three Mills Green by Alec Peever, commemorates four tragic deaths in an industrial accident one hundred and sixteen years ago today. On 12th July 1901 three workmen and … Continue reading
One of the joys, and sometimes frustrations, of walking in London is the speed of change as new buildings go up or hoardings come down and new views are exposed. The ‘same’ walk can change subtly or significantly over a … Continue reading
Ada Salter with her favourite flowers © Oonagh Gay Oonagh Gay of Crouch End Walks and I were joined by a very interesting group of walkers for our Ada Salter – Beautifying Bermondsey walk for Open Garden Squares on Saturday … Continue reading