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History, Art, culture and everything inbetween

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The Story of the Balham Bomb: The London Blitz

During World War II, London witnessed a series of devastating bombings as part of the Blitz, and one of the most tragic incidents occurred in the South London area of Balham on October 14, 1940. That evening, a 1,400kg bomb struck close to United Dairies on Balham High Road, causing immense destruction

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The Brutal Truth of Oranges and Lemons Say the Bells of St Clement's

As you stroll through the bustling streets of 18th-century London, you discover a fragment of history at every turn - ancient buildings narrating tales as old as time. While navigating through the mazes of London's landmarks, your senses are caught by the tantalizing aroma of oranges and lemons that waft through the air, guiding you to one of the many vibrant markets scattered throughout the city.

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Exploring London’s Classic Car Show

The London Classic Car Show has the look and feel of a motoring event that has been running since the 1960s, but in fact, no. The classic car event started in 2015 and has done well to rapidly grow in size and popularity ever since. In 2018, the show ran across 4 days, occupying the a large part of the Excel Arena. Recreating a classic californian feel drag strip as the centre piece, where 60 chosen classic cars rolled down the car version of the catwalk.

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Marc Bolan: Young Life in Hackney

Marc Bolan was a British musician, singer, and guitarist. He is best known as the founder, frontman, and driving force behind the legendary glam rock band T. Rex. Bolan, who was born Mark Feld in 1947 in London, was characterized by his passion for music, his unique artistic vision, and his ability to capture the spirit of the times in his music.

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Why Does the Chinese Zodiac run for 12 years? Shēngxiào

The zodiac calendar runs for 12 years as it is the approximate orbit of Jupiter. The planet Jupiter orbit is actually 11.85 years and its Orbit covers some 500 million miles. What are the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac, Shēngxiào (Mandarin) The Chinese New year follows the 12 cycles of

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