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Very, Very Old Windows


The windows were put in in 1559. Using my powers of translation, I can tell you the inscription, in modern English, reads: "Richard Dale, Carpenter, Made these Windows by the Grace of God" (I bet you were all struggling with that...

Very, Very Old Windows

Articles from Colin James Watling


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Peterborough and the Smells of Pollution, Etc...

author: Colin James Watling : Peterborough, UK
Friday, January 6th, 2006


 

Peterborough and the Smells of Pollution, Etc...

author: Colin James Watling : Peterborough, UK


I used to be a , hanging out on the platforms of station, looking at the Inter City 125s, DMUs and the Fletton fly ash freight trains go by, then whipping off down to March Motive Power depot to have a look at the Class 20s and 30s taking shortcuts across the track to get there, then off down to to have a look at the DMU sheds, etc. I remember one thing about it though that sticks in my memory: the smells. You either loved them or loathed them. It was from the train wheel brake friction sparks,...


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An Old Church on a Gray Day


This is Metropalitan United, it does a lot of work for the poor and homeless, and also holds free concerts on Thursdays to feed the soul...

An Old Church on a Gray Day

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Post, Pay, Pray


In homage to the ...

Post, Pay, Pray

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Ikea's Watery Shadow


I've been watching the looming hulk of Ikea rising for a year now over the old docks of Red Hook. But its been a while since I've seen its progress. I was amazed at how far construction has proceeded since...

Ikea's Watery Shadow