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Today Nick Hayter continued turning our kitchen into a magazine-worthy product such as it can never have been since the house was built.
In the meantime I scanned another batch of colour slides from
Highgate West cemetery, mostly from September 2008.
The bluebells in this image including the gravestone of Henry and Eric Holgate, suggest and earlier month in the year.
The Egyptian Avenue reflects the Victorian fascination with that culture.
One of the mausoleums in another avenue contains the remains of Marguerite Radclyffe-Hall who still receives floral tributes after her death in 1943. brittanica.com writes of her:
‘Radclyffe Hall, byname ofMarguerite Radclyffe-hall, (born Aug. 12, 1880,Bournemouth,Hampshire, Eng.—died Oct. 7, 1943, London), English writer whosenovelThe Well of Loneliness(1928) created a scandal and was banned for a time in Britain for its treatment oflesbianism.
Hall was educated at
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