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Ada and her garden village

It’s not often I’d guess that a local election manifesto gets taken that seriously, is implemented and referred to and read decades after it was written,  and even  talks about gardens. But an exception might be  the 1922 election address … Continue reading

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“Fresh Air & Fun”: Ada Salter and the Beautification of Bermondsey

London is a city of great surprises and has many hidden corners and almost unknown treasures. I thought I knew it fairly well but there are always surprises and I’ve just found two of them in the same patch.  Did … Continue reading

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