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Dioramas and Clever Things: Smuggling, Hidden Chambers, Secret Passageways and all that good stuff Era Georgiana, St Just, East India Company, Historical Romance, British History, British Isles, Great Britain, Bristol, Whisky

History of smuggling in Polperro, Cornwall, UK

Smuggling in Polperro, Cornwall, England

smugglers Jamaica Inn, Pieces Of Eight, King Of Prussia, Historical Fiction, Short Film, Lighthouse, Celtic, Art Pieces, Scene

Grace Elliot - blog.

Craig's Court, London - photo courtesy of R Sones. To celebrate the arrival of the London Olympics 2012, I'm starting a short series of blog posts about the more unusual aspects of London's history. Let's start with the story of how pavements came to become common place in the capital. Before the mid 1750's the pedestrian was much neglected! Roads occupied the total width of the street between the buildings on either side. Most of the roads were also very narrow and it was incredibly…

"The smugglers of Sennen". Cornish smugglers unloading their contraband on the beach while horses wait to carry it inland. Regency Romance Novels, Historical Romance, The Mermaid Inn, Romney Marsh, American Revolutionary War, Nautical Art, Regency Era, Beautiful Paintings, 18th Century

Grace Elliot - blog.

Craig's Court, London - photo courtesy of R Sones. To celebrate the arrival of the London Olympics 2012, I'm starting a short series of blog posts about the more unusual aspects of London's history. Let's start with the story of how pavements came to become common place in the capital. Before the mid 1750's the pedestrian was much neglected! Roads occupied the total width of the street between the buildings on either side. Most of the roads were also very narrow and it was incredibly…

Moonraker – an English legend English Legends, Historical Fiction, Full Moon, Lighthouse, History, World, Painting, Art, Harvest Moon

Grace Elliot - blog.

Craig's Court, London - photo courtesy of R Sones. To celebrate the arrival of the London Olympics 2012, I'm starting a short series of blog posts about the more unusual aspects of London's history. Let's start with the story of how pavements came to become common place in the capital. Before the mid 1750's the pedestrian was much neglected! Roads occupied the total width of the street between the buildings on either side. Most of the roads were also very narrow and it was incredibly…