Old London Pub Lost to Property Development

Old London Pub Lost to Property Development Going down the pub When you find an old London pub somewhere in the historical archives you don’t always know if it is still alive or not. Pub culture in London and the UK is a very specific idiosyncrasy of British culture...

Uncovering the past

The Old Scrapbook is an archive of clips, articles, photographs, and postcards about pub history in 1950s England.  Each page delivers fascinating questions and reveals a time just before the world of real ale came under attack from corporate mergers and acquisitions....

London and its Environs PSL/1830/0010b

London and its EnvironsJames ElmesJones & CoLondon1827 -1828 -1829-1830The image used with this book is an interesting sticker attached on the inside cover. James Thorpe obviously owned this book and his sticker is very 1930’s in style. What I find...

This I Recall PSL/1945/0008b

This I Recall PSL/1945/0008bThis I Recall1939 – 1945byArnold LevyThe Saint Catherine Press Ltd.,29, Great Queen Street, Kingsway,London...

Ancient Marbles PSL/1930/0007b

Ancient Marbles PSL/1930/0007bCatalogue of The Celebrated Collection of Ancient MarblesThe property of the Most Hon.The Marquess of LansdowneM.V.O., D.S.O.Which will be sold by auction byMessrs. Christie, Manson & Woods(L.Hannen, C.B.E., Gordon Hannen, T.M. Mc...

Chats on Household Curios PSL/1914/0006b

Chats on Household Curios PSL/1914/0006bChats on Household CuriosbyFred. W. BurgessAuthor of “Chats on Old Coins,” “Chats on Old Copper and Brass,” Etc.with 94 illustrationsLondonT.Fisher UnwinAdelphi...

The Lecture PSL/1869/0005b

The Lecture PSL/1869/0005bby Artemis WardArtemus Ward’s Lecture.(As delivered at the Egyptian Hall, London)Edited by his executors,T.W. Robertson & E.P. Hingston.With Numerous Illustrations from the PanaramaLondon:John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly.New York:G.W....

Recollections of Old Country Life PSL/1894/0004b

Recollections of Old Country Life PSL/1894/0004bRecollections of Old Country LifeSocial,Political,Sporting & AgriculturalBy J.K. Fowler (‘Rusticus’)LondonLongmans, Green, and Co.1894Ref: PSL/1894/0004bDewey: 942.59...

How a mind virus works.

How a mind virus works.Human beings love to think that their actions are the consequence of their own independent thinking.But is this really so?When we are talking about a mind virus we are describing an idea which has come from outside of ourselves and then inserts...

Comparative Mythology as Method

Comparative Mythology as MethodThe following post is an introduction to looking at Comparative Mythology as a study method and considering the structure of its possible methodologies. The purpose of this post is to lead on to an article and create a discussion about...

The Secrets of a Map

The Secrets of a Map Life can be seen as a journey into the unknown. Like most travellers going to where they have never been before, the journey is easier if you make use of a map. The Grail Quest is a map for the journey of life. The design of this map is an old one...

5 reasons why men love knowing The Rules

5 reasons why men love knowing The Rules There is something about knowing The Rules of the game are which appeals to a man. Whether it is football, cricket, politics, relationships or just in life, a man loves knowing The Rules. Go to any pub or bar and you will find...

The Rules

The Rules is a MANual for men by Jack Adams …a book for men about the life of being a man. Sometimes we could all do with a reference point from which we can steer our lives. The Rules is a Manual for men fed up with being told being a man is now out of fashion,...
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