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The Crystal Palace of Paris

Last week’s post looked at the background to the 1867 Paris Universal Exhibition, and in particular at its parkland setting.  It was the first world fair to give horticulture a major role with one section of the park covering about … Continue reading

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A Surprise at Southend 2…..

Having wandered up through the Cliff Gardens there were three more surprises in store for me.   I saw the first as I reached the top of the cliff path when I was greeted by sight of Prittlewell Square, a … Continue reading

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