26 February, 2013

All in a days work

Breakfast, Thomas dropped at preschool then godstone farm here we come!!

Raining and drizzle so very few there... We were the first in the play barn and had an amazing time with all the toys ... Poppy is such a mountaineer .. She loves soft play!!

Home from the farm and Thomas collected, heating turned up to the max to warm up and then it was music time :)

Disney Place

Disney Place

25 February, 2013

Crossbones Graveyard

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Crossbones Graveyard 1
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From Wikipedia - "Excavations were conducted on the land by the Museum of London Archaeology Service between 1991 and 1998 in connection with the construction of London Underground's Jubilee Line. Southwark Council reports that the archeologists found a highly overcrowded graveyard with bodies piled on top of one another. Tests showed those buried had suffered from smallpox, tuberculosis, Paget's disease, osteoarthritis, and vitamin D deficiency", then in 1996, local writer John Constable revived the story of Cross Bones. The Southwark Mysteries is a cycle of poems and mystery plays inspired, he writes, by the spirit of a "Winchester Goose" (prostitutes licensed by the Bishop of Winchester) and "the outcast dead". The work has been performed in Shakespeare's Globe and in Southwark Cathedral. Interest generated by The Southwark Mysteries inspired the Cross Bones Halloween festival, celebrated every year since 1998 with a procession, candles and songs...

04 February, 2013

What's happening on the River today, Daddy?

Only a little bit of time to look, but peering one way (West-ish)...
...peering the other way (East-ish)...
Southwark Bridge
...lots of buses zooming past...
Southwark Bridge
...lots of bikes...
Southwark Bridge
...lots of coaches full of tourists...
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...and a skull and crossbones!!