April 2020 tweets

Homerton/Clapton and Stepney/Whitechapel. Being pecked to death by ravens & other corvids.

The gnomes of Glyn Road, Clapton are waiting for the last human to die, so they can move in.

A Welsh story

The post-Napoleonic miseries in Llanuwchllyn and Bala (Merioneth), Liverpool, Sheffield, London and New York of the orphans of Thomas and Catherine Jones of Nantfach Farm, north of Bala; and of the children of Simon and Mari Jones of the smithy at Y Lôn, Llanuwchllyn. From a 1965 piece in the Liverpool Daily Post.

Excerpted family tree showing more or less all those mentioned. Click to embiggen.

Tweets for August 2019

Babies, blackberries, Brexit, breasts. Tories, cricket, bed burials, bay windows, VR games, proverbs, Monty Python, Joaquín Turina, ghit, Ezra Pound, etymology, Freyja. Dorset, Walthamstow Marsh, Brighton, Homerton, Spain, France, Southwark, India vs Pakistan, New England, Upminster, Walthamstow, Georgia, USA, Wivenhoe, Alexandra Palace, Crouch End, Highbury, Friern Barnet, Erith, Stafford, Italy, Rome, Naples, Vesuvius, Lombardy, Ireland, County Kerry, Northern Ireland, Denmark, Soviet Union, Spain, Barcelona.

Cruella de Villas, Highbury, London.