Posts Tagged ‘Dulwich Festival’

  1. This is London

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    May 12, 2013 by Lydia Syson

    The first time I ever saw Tower Bridge open was thanks to my Great-Aunt Bertha.  We had a huge number of great-aunts (my grandfather was almost at the end of thirteen children): Bertha was far-and-away our favourite.  She told the most wonderful and subversive stories, often about her own childhood, including this particularly memorable tale of disobedience rewarded: keep reading



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