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Tales from the City- To Market I go- Spitalfields Market

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Spitalfields Market is in Shoreditch, which at the turn of the century was the manufacturing district of London. It was once occupied by silk weavers, some from the French Protestant Huguenots, who took refuge in England after the reversal of … Continue reading

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The Old Typewriter gets the dust blown off.

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I am not sure whether to laugh or moan. I must be getting older!  I’ve had some children over to the house and what captured their fascination was not the telly, or computer game, but my old typewriter. They all … Continue reading

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The Old Typewriter

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The old typewriter was a large part of my childhood.  I made my first attempts to type on its stubby olive keys, under the watchful eye of my father.  I was not aware of the emotion attached to my childish … Continue reading

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