Monthly Archive: August 2022

Markfield Beam Engine

Markfield Park is a green oasis in Tottenham bordering the River Lea which has a stinky past, a brown stinky past. The park started off life as filter beds for Tottenham’s sewage where the...

Caledonian Park Clock Tower

Today, Smithfield meat market in the City of London is a quietly efficient meat market in the heart of the City but, until the mid-1800s, it also handled live animals. Live animals making lots...

Götheborg of Sweden Sailing Ship Visits London

Thousands of people watched the replica of the 17th century Götheborg of Sweden, the world’s largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship, make a grand entrance into the Pool of London (between Tower Bridge and London...