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What an amazing old picture! West of Farringdon Road | British History Online

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Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

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A woman in Clapham (south London) waters vegetables planted on the roof of her Anderson shelter in the garden.

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Pre 1971 Money. Money was divided into pounds (£) shillings (s. or /-) and pennies (d.). Thus, 4 pounds, eight shillings and fourpence would be written as £4/8/4d. or £4-8-4d.

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Geography project idea - Make a model river This site has some interesting ideas.

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Has to be one of the uk's best online sweets shop ever! http://www.sweetfactore.co.uk/

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Sweets! The colours, tastes and textures make them so addictive. I love going into a good old fashioned sweet shop where the walls are lined with shelves stacked with jar upon jar, and you leave the shop with a paper bag full to the brim :0)

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Public information adverts - Joe & Petunia ( Coastguard info ad) Joe sees a man drowning but Petunia only has eyes for the Lifeguard. Loved these films, classy and they did what they were supposed to.

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from Mail Online

When playtime wasn't ruled by 'elf and safety: Photos show how children had fun before the industry took over

The swing's the thing: Fifteen children enjoy a ride in London's Bloomsbury. These delightful images were all captured in the days before the health and safety industry took root, in an age when childhood disease or war represented more pressing threats to a child’s prospects than a game of conkers.

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Fig 593. Islington High Street, west side from the north, 1930s. ILHC photograph

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