The Pleasure Bath

Perilous Pond became the first outdoor swimming pool in London, renamed Peerless Pool in 1805, closed and drained in 1850 it is now Peerless Street. The first time I saw the Children’s Eye Hospital I thought the jagged fascia rather cruel. YOU COULD PUT SOMEBODY’S EYE OUT WITH THAT! Sharp metal shards suspended, screening the […]

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Paid in Guinea Pigs

Originally posted on lahikmajoe:
Here’s a book about the little sea pigs For a long time, Elaine¬†said that she would only be paid in Guineas. Because someone insisted that Guineas are not legal tender, she’s now accepting Guinea Pigs instead. So, while we were chatting about it, I remembered that I had a book about…

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