This awesome fountain is at the west end of the Wharf, close to Tower Bridge. ‘Girl On A Dolphin’ by David Wynne, is actually the sister to ‘Boy On A Dolphin,’ featured at the front of Dolphin Square (once the biggest block of flats in the UK).’ Wendy Taylor’s ‘Timepiece’ has pride of place
Well Into January And Where Are My Passions? With passion, words like enthusiasm, excitement, elation and zeal come to mind. Thankfully I have these emotions, otherwise I would be apathetic, cold and uncaring. December brought me emphasis on the Christian meaning of the word, which emphasises hope and joy, as well as suffering and pain.
We are fortunate today, to have a wealth of historical treasures here at St Katharine’s. I will describe the main ones in this and further blogs. Little remains here from the earlier, historic period (1028 to 1825) because the original land was all removed to make way for the world renowned Telford Docks. Thankfully, many
Clever doctors have helped me avoid a critical health problem. Regular overnight stays at St Thomas’ for treatment could be considered a disadvantage, but I find it both rewarding and fascinating. Passing the small group of patients smoking outside the entrance (not allowed on the premises) reminds me of the need for personal responsibility; fortunately,
Recently published, this colourful, detailed account follows a year at the Tower of London, explaining how the 150 residents and others facilitate the unique experience for visitors, while guarding and maintaining our priceless heritage, without costing the taxpayer a penny. The Tower of London has fascinated people for many centuries, but how much do we
This important, unique book tells the story of St Katharine’s in central London, from the ancient hospital and church founded by Queen Matilda in 1148, to today’s splendid Yacht Marina that we cherish today, in the shadow of Tower Bridge. Our story dates back to the 12th century when St. Katharine’s Hospital and Church was