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Tattered Splendor Of the Raj

BUT wander inside, and you will encounter an astonishing state of disrepair. The stained glass is mostly broken or smashed. The once-varnished teakwood floor has been ruined ... St. Mary's Church, ... read more

Haunted by a hero: growing up with a Great War hero in the family

My antipathy to military culture started early, and it wasn’t helped by living in a garrison town. Everybody in Warminster ... and night and every Sunday with a visit to Mass at St George’s Church, ... read more

The Abbey actress and the pacifist poet: a tragic Easter Rising love story

She despised the pathetic sot that had spilt her coffee and ruined ... George’s Street – beside Michael’s Hospital. She was listed as a shop assistant. I already knew that Matthew Walker, who owned ... read more

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The Christian Parthenon and St. Paul

Under the Byzantines, the Erechtheum was also consecrated as a church dedicated to the Mother of God, the Temple of Hephaestus became the Church of St. George, and the Propylea ... Annunciation high ... read more

‘I’ll study the criminal mind so I know why that evil pair killed my brother Lee Rigby’

Lee, a soldier with the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, was off duty when attacked near barracks in Woolwich ... s memorial at St George’s Chapel, a garrison church opposite the barracks. It was ... read more

Wars of the Roses: the UK's 10 best heritage sites

But the stunning Church of St Mary and All Saints is an important stop on the ... and in the area around the Minster you can almost breathe the history. During the Wars of the Roses the city saw some ... read more

WW2 Conscientious Objector at Woolwich Arsenal

The local Methodist church acted as a garrison church and I did not feel ... put me in touch with the local hospital — St Nicholas in Plumstead — where it was suggested that I should go in on two ... read more


The church where I have been a lifetime member, St ... to go over its banks. We turn around and return home. Mom is trying to get a dinner ready while Dad returns the wagon to the neighbors. Then Dad ... read more

London witness

Writing Nineteen Eighty-Four (published in 1949), George Orwell, who had lived in Canonbury, placed Winston Smith’s excursions into prole-land in “the vague, brown-coloured slums to the north and east ... read more

'Dark Genius of Wall Street'

Inside, standing by the casket ... a thief in the night stalking his fellow man," declared the rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Madison Avenue. The minister's flock, nearly all of them moneyed ... read more

Seven secret wonders at this weekend's Open House

Here are seven rare beauties to get you started: The Romanesque St George’s Garrison Church was erected ... mosaics that survive inside; the cocky-looking peacock mural is still in excellent nick. ... read more

Caretaker who removed Lee Rigby tributes receives threats

The authority claims the railings where the tributes were placed, close to the scene of where the tragedy occurred in Woolwich, south London ... We ended up by installing a plaque at St George’s ... read more

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