School milk - it came in bottles,

Dreaded seeing the crates outside the classroom door urrrgghhh.hated school milk but was made to drink it.Can't drink milk to this day.

Onion Seller. Characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish (1879-1950), selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.

London in the - A Breton onion seller link Onion Johnnies are Breton farmers and agricultural labourers on bicycles who sell distin.

Battersea power station 1937

Battersea power station a now decommissioned coal-fired power station located on the south bank of the River Thames, in Battersea, London

London’s great freeze of 1947

The great freeze of 1947 Dad was born in Feb at home as the snow was too bad to get out to the hospital in!" What a fabulous story to go with this remarkable photograph!

Bethnal Green WW2 disaster, the worst civilian disaster of WW2 173 men woman and children lost their lives as the went down to Bethnal Green underground station, London in response to the siren. They died not from a bomb but by someone slipping and the people behind them continued rushing in all were suffocated and crushed to death

Bethnal Green disaster, the worst civilian disaster of 173 men, woman and children lost their lives as they went down to Bethnal Green underground station, London in response to the siren. They died not from a bomb, but by someone slipping and th

'A real pea souper': An official guiding a London bus through thick smog with a flaming torch in December 1952

Pea souper that killed 12,000: So black you couldn't see the screen in cinemas. So suffocatingly lethal they ran out of coffins. How the Great Smog choked London 60 years ago this week

9 December A bus conductor walks in front of his vehicle. - London was covered in “fog” at the beginning of the Century, culminating in the Great Smog in

Lloyd Park Walthamstow official opening http://walksandwalking.tumblr.com/

Lloyd Park - beautiful Victorian gardens behind the William Morris Gallery

Walthamstow Bell at sunset - pub at the top of my road.   Nice big family friendly pub at weekends.  Comfy sofas, big rustic wooden tables.   Good food. Chilled atmosphere good for hanging out with friends in the evening.

Walthamstow Bell at sunset - pub at the top of my road. Nice big family friendly pub at weekends. Chilled atmosphere good for hanging out with friends in the evening.

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