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Merton Abbey Mills Developments


For those who don't know, Merton Abbey Mills is an idyllic riverside craft village, just down the road in Colliers Wood running along side the river Wandle.Merton Abbey Mills offers a variety of markets on the weekend including craft stalls, a farmers market with free range eggs, organic meat, cheeses, savoury and sweet pies and more, there are also food stalls and a great selection of shops with an endless choice of goods from books and prints to herbs and pottery.

The Wandle Trail - Announced Regeneration Project


The River Wandle is sourced from the North Downs above Croydon, surfacing now in Waddon, running west until it meets the secondary source in Carshalton, then via Hackbridge Mitcham, Ravensbury St Helier Morden Wimbledon Colliers Wood, Summerstown and Wandsworth to the Thames passing through the London Boroughs of Croydon Sutton, Merton, and Wandsworth.The wandle Trail is a 13-mile long route follows the River Wandle from its two sourrces in Sutton and Crodoydon, through Merton to where it enters the Thames in Wandsworth.

Last Chance to See: Grove Mill, Mitcham


Grove Mill, Mitcham; where in 1934 many of the iron wheels from Surrey Iron Railway waggons were still visible in the tail-race, is being given the Ravensbury treatment. All but the central building is being cleared for housing.

What About Those Pyramids?


'Mr. Rhodes aspired to be the creator of one of those vast semi-religious, quasi-political associations which, like the Jesuits have played so large a part in the history of the world.

The Oldies? Nostalgia? Watchyacallit?


Our culture is defined by what we have access to! With the concentration of media the access as been restricted to the newest tunes..

The Symbolism Behind an Anchor Tattoo and Anchor Tattoo Design


Anchor tattoos were all the rage for sailors. It was often the symbol of a very experienced sailor.

Art, Artists, and the Web: Part 1--Why Every Artist Should Have Their Own Website


First rate art is in danger of being left behind in this new age of the global Internet highway. The World Wide Web is like Walmart or Home Depot coming to town.

Ludlow Festival


His plays and adaptations have been performed in many countries and in many languages. Among the many adaptations Berkoff has created for the stage, directed and toured, are Kafka's Metamorphosis and The Trial, Agamemnon after Aeschylus, and Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher.

ML - CHI - Zadok and the Making of Gold


ATOMIC HIGH-SPIN TECHNOLOGY: - In 1950 B.C.

Fancy Dress Parties


Fancy dress parties have been around since for centuries and were particularly popular in Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries. Italy is particularly well known for contributing to the popularity of fancy dress parties.

Fictions Galore


FABULOUS: - Many 'fabulous' personages and concepts are created by man. Some are attempts to make sense of a confusing array of real things he doesn't understand, others are created by those who would have us 'believe'.

Moissanite Earrings, The Modern Brazilian Beetle


The history of earrings is a varied history indeed. And the latest in the long line of female body adornments known as earrings are Moissanite earrings.

Berenguer Sauniere - This Place is Terrible


INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS:"Let me issue and control a nation's money and I care not who writes the laws." - Mayer Amschel Rothschild.

The Life of Nikola Tesla - Intro


It is not my purpose to claim to know all the wonders of the life of this great man who is acknowledged as one of the great inventors of all time. Those who give him that kind of acknowledgement on TV or elsewhere are not telling the whole story.

Human Cultural Evolution


If we think about it at this juncture, clearly there is little to commend this Judaeo/ Christian/Islamic God if he is represented by the people who led this church. Pagans have a far better history and stand foursquare and 'head and shoulders' above this God of this often re-written Bible.

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