All posts tagged: bomb

Japan on a budget, 5: Hiroshima and MiyaJima

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Japan on a Budget

(This is part of a guide to travelling Honshu on a moderate budget and in limited time. Click here for the whole series). From Fukuchiyama I headed across to Hiroshima. If you’re heading out this way, be sure to reserve a seat on the Sakura Shinkansen from Shin-Osaka; I can only assume they put too many Green (1st class) cars on these, as the compartments used for reserved seating are ludicrously nice, with 2×2 seats […]

Hither Green in the news, 1893-1984

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journalism / words

The Borough of Lewisham WW2 Memorial, Hither Green Cemetery, erected 1951 One great, unknown benefit of living in Lewisham is membership of the Lewisham Library service. It’s free, and besides allowing you to borrow books the card also gets you access to a load of online resources: being a professional wordmonkey I particularly like having access to the OED Online, but there’s also the ODNB, Britannica and more – click here for the list. And […]