December Miscellany

December Miscellany

December Miscellany Pictures This month’s pictures are from the Roman Britain and Europe galleries in the British Museum.   Future Events Hidden Charms 3 Conference Items of Interest Cherokee ritual on the wall of a cave Blog post on graffiti at the Tower of London in Spitalfields Life

April Miscellany

April Miscellany

April Miscellany Pictures Under the heading of ‘Not Quite Medieval’ come these coin holes from the old Dominion Cinema on the corner of Buxton Road and Mission Grove in Walthamstow, London. The coin holes show where people queueing for the cinema have ground coins into the brickwork, making these distinctive round holes.  Items of Interest…

All Saints, Kingston, London

All Saints, Kingston, London

All Saints, Kingston, London All Saints church in Kingston on Thames sits to the north of the market place as it has done since the 12th century. The church has been updated and renovated throughout the centuries, with the subsequent loss of a lot of its graffiti. There is some still hanging on, though, despite…

The Temple Church, London

The Temple Church, London

The Temple Church, London It can be hard being a graffiti hunter in London. There have been three waves of destruction visited upon the medieval buildings of the City of London. There was the Great Fire of 1666, which destroyed so much of the old structure of the city. Then there were the Georgians and…