Tag Archives: England

The walls of Shoreditch

Walking to the Tube station in Shoreditch:

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The eye of Shoreditch

Look who’s watching you in Shoreditch:

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Our Lady of Brick Lane

A fab portrait spotted last year while exploring London’s Brick Lane:

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memories of the ’80s – Diamond Life by Sade

The mid 1980s may have been dominated by wild music videos and hair bands, but the sultry vocals of a young Brit broke through to dominate charts with the album Diamond Life. A former model, young Sade Adu started back-up … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Slade

The 1970s owes a debt to this band from England who were happily part of the decade’s shiny, rock ‘n’ roll glam stage: Slade. Don Powell, Dave Hill and Noddy HolderĀ met while doing the club circuit in the late 1960s … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Brideshead Revisited

An Evelyn Waugh novel was transformed into a series in the early 1980s and became the mini-series of the Fall season: Brideshead Revisited. Based on the 1945 novel, the 11 part series was based on the unique friendship of Charles … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Upstairs Downstairs

The public and private lives of the Bellamy Family and their servants became appointment television and cemented the schedule of fledgling PBS show Masterpiece Theatre with the series Upstairs Downstairs. Created by actors Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins, their original … Continue reading

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