#victorianlondon

Magic Mondays, Episode 1. Guess Which Famous Victorian Writer’s London Railway Retreat I Live Next To Now

So it turns out I live just around the corner from where one of my favourite Victorian novelists penned her work in South East London. Follow me, as I explore the secret walk that has been named after her most famous children’s novel in tribute to her residence and discover one of London’s most gorgeous unknown nature reserves.

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Time Travel : The Man who Captured Victorian England… With a Paintbrush

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Stapleton Park near Pontefract,Β painted in 1877

If a picture saysΒ a thousand words this one could tell a novel. (more…)