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Lynn's Waffles

Collector of Old Photos, love Old Books and finding treasures at Car Boot Sales.
Family History lover, also enjoy Wildlife and touring in our Motorhome.
We have a Border Collie called Skye.

London Tells Her Story. Part 3.

Part 3…. this is the last part of the last Chapter in Book, hope you have enjoyed it…. The London County Council thus created had a distinguished first chairman, the Earl of Rosebery. Later he became Prime Minister, and the English public, always liking a sporting politician, shouted […]

London Tells Her Story. Part 2.

Thought I would leave you with Part 2…. before we go off in the Motorhome for a couple weeks to Cornwall to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary, Part 3 when we come back………………. Continued……………………. Yet it is little more than a century since the chief roads into London […]

London Tells Her Story 1837-1937

Part One…I came across this lovely book at a Car Boot sale (where else?)   ‘London Tells Her Story’ by Walter G. Bell. This book was first published in October 1938…… whatever would Walter think of London now I wonder? The last chapter in the Book is titled […]

Purley..My Early Years

Purley Was A Wonderful Place to Grow up I have been thinking about writing a Blog telling & showing you something of  Purley, Berkshire (now known as Purley on Thames) for quite a while now, since chatting to @old postcards on Twitter about it. So here goes…This is […]