Currently set to Index
Currently set to Follow

Green Spaces

Gunnersbury park with a hidden rothchilds mansion

Gunnersbury Park with a Hidden Rothchild’s Mansion

Gunnersbury Park in West London, with a Rothschild Mansion at his heart, has an incredible historical back story that stretches back almost 1,000 years. The Rothchild’s were the last of the private owners before the then Minister for Health, Neville Chamberlain declared the park open to the public in the mid-1920s. We go behind the …

Gunnersbury Park with a Hidden Rothchild’s Mansion Read More »

Cib Rixo badge

The definitive list of all 88 entries at RHS Chelsea in Bloom 2019 Flower Show

Since 1912, the most famous garden and landscape Flower show in the World They held the first Royal Horticultural Society Great Spring Show in 1862 in Kensington, with a hop and skip the show moved to its current location in 1912 and has attracted people of the world ever since. Famous for its Royal connections, …

The definitive list of all 88 entries at RHS Chelsea in Bloom 2019 Flower Show Read More »

Air Pollution and the significance of the great Smog of London on the 5th December 1952

What was the Great Smog of London, on the 5th December 1952? Air Pollution visibly hit London at the start of December in 1952 when the weather system created the perfect environment of a mix of cold weather, antycyclone weather system and mostly windless conditions.  It was common at the time to burn coal during the …

Air Pollution and the significance of the great Smog of London on the 5th December 1952 Read More »

Barbican Conservatory the second biggest conservatory in London

Barbican Conservatory

Barbican Conservatory in London, the second largest conservatory in London, the first being Kew Gardens The Barbican Conservatory, in the capital’s heart, is the 2nd largest Conservatory in London, 23,000 square feet, 2000 different plants of plans and trees. Kew Gardens must be in first place. We spotted palms, a tree’s flowers and large fish which …

Barbican Conservatory Read More »