Mince pies time

By Polina Vezhan

Christmas traditions are always the tastiest and the most pleasant things you can write about. But what is it in the festive season that has been changed throughout the centuries but still remains an important part of English culture at Christmas time? Where is my London team was delighted to discover delicious mince pies, adored by everyone in the country, including Santa.

Mince pie is a dessert traditionally served in England at Christmas. (more…)

Published in: on December 24, 2010 at 9:10 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Angel and Upper Street: From riches to rags, and back again

Photo by Niall McDonald

The history of Angel and Upper Street is intriguing. Despite Islington not being a borough until 1965, the history of the area goes far further back. It was mentioned in the Doomsday book, and the high street was built sometime around the late 1700’s.

The 1900’s have seen the area of Angel and Upper Street in many guises. (more…)

Published in: on November 2, 2010 at 10:15 am  Leave a Comment  
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