Lady Precious Stream is a spoken drama adaptation of a Chinese opera (Wang Baochuan Read more »
I was talking with my 85 year old Grand mother Dolly Rose Noel nee Julier, who grew up on Austin street Shoreditch.I mentioned that I was surprised to see tram- lines on old maps of Kingsland and Hackney Road.
"Oh yes" she said," we used to get on them (the trams) for a penny and stay on all day. The conductor would not chuck us off if we good, and we used to turn the seats for around for him, at the end of the journey, so they'd be pointing the other way at the end of the line."
"So where did you go?" Read more »
Few Art Deco buildings were more glamorous than the luxury hotel. In England, Claridges, the Savoy and the brand new Dorchester all had sumptuous Art Deco interiors. But Oliver P. Bernard's designs for the Strand Palace made this one of the most celebrated hotel interiors in London. Read more »