Winter skating, Somerset House, London

Ice Skating at Somerset House, London - ice skating in a beautiful location like this is such a fun and memorable activity. So much holiday cheer!

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Ye Olde Cock Tavern, Fleet Street, London - originally built before the century. It has been frequented by Samuel Pepys, Alfred Tennyson and Charles.

In Britain vegetables were grown in every available piece of ground during WW2 including the moat at the Tower of London!

Dig for Victory campaign, Schoolchildren receive a gardening lesson, circa The vegetables produced would have been used in the school canteen.

A gardener tending the vegetables growing in a moat at the Tower of London, June 1940.

Dig for victory: vegetable growing during WWII in pics

gardener tending the vegetables growing in a moat at the Tower of London, June 1940

The Shops front of a traditional Pie, Mash and eels in Greenwich, London in 1890.

The Shops front of a traditional Pie, Mash and eels in King William Walk,Greenwich, London in 1890

James Smith & Sons: New Oxford Street One of the best shopfronts in London. In 1830 James Smith founded the famous firm of James Smith and Sons at Foubert Place. His son, also called James, moved the business to New Oxford Street in 1857. This is one of the best looking shops in London and the interior is fascinating.

James Smith & Sons: New Oxford Street In 1830 James Smith founded the famous firm of James Smith and Sons at Foubert Place.

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