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St Anne, Soho

Above: View looking east across the churchyard at the remaining 19th century spire and the 20th-century redevelopment. Until 1678, the land that we know as Soho today was part of the large parish of St Martin in the Fields. A … Continue reading

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Soho – A Quick Look Around

Above: View looking west in Old Compton Street in the late afternoon. Defining the Area’s Boundary The area known as Soho has no defined boundaries because, unlike the City of London or the Parish of Fulham, it has no official … Continue reading

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Piccadilly Overview

Above: The area of study called (by the author) Piccadilly. As well as two large parks, the land covered by streets is called Soho, Mayfair and Knightsbridge. There are few people who do not know the name in London of … Continue reading

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Ninety Years of Television

The 26th of January 2016 marked the 90th anniversary of the first ever demonstration of television. It was given by John Logie Baird. Remarkably, the demonstration was with a large mechanical machine acting as the ‘television camera’. It was connected … Continue reading

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A Doorstep in Gerrard Street

Above: Looking west in Gerrard Street. Many Londoners have enjoyed an authentic Chinese meal in Gerrard Street. With large, colourful entrance arches at each end of the street, stone dragons half-way along the street and the Chinese Pagoda at the … Continue reading

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