Category: London Life

Walking around the city, making the most of its culture, history, architecture and green spaces…

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Geological features of Vauxhall

Specifically granite and marble… Ok, so they’re mostly imported from Brazil and Italy, but these slices of stone on show in the yard of Vauxhall’s Granite & Marble UK Ltd make for an interesting and beautiful geology lesson.

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Autumn walk through Brompton cemetery

Brompton cemetery, built in 1840, is one of London’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ garden cemeteries (the others are Kensal Green, West Norwood, Highgate, Abney Park, Nunhead  and the Tower Hamlets Cemeteries, all established between 1832-1841) It contains 35,000 monuments from lavish...