Monthly Archives: June 2014

Lowering the tone in the village – never!

A new book about the gardens of the British working class features an interesting piece about the homes in Eden Grove (eight are now in Eden Road). Written by Hackney author Margaret Willes, The Gardens of the British Working Class … Continue reading

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Snapshot from the past: Orford Road retail parade

In 1908, the London Olympics took place at the White City, the first major suffragette rally was held in London, and Orford Road, Walthamstow in Essex was a thriving place to shop. Those new to the area and those familiar … Continue reading

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