Category Archives: The Written Word

The Sad Story of William Jones and Adeline Gay. A Camberwell Carol.

  Published in Town Talk June 1oth 1885, and sourced from Lambeth Local History Archives, Minet Road. Note: William Temple was the Landlord of the Golden Lion pub. Another Note: The Tiger and The Cock were pubs on Denmark Hill … Continue reading

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Remainder by Tom McCarthy

A novel by Tom McCarthy with the main character residing in Loughborough Junction. …”What can you say to a writer who invents a character so perverse and controlling that he accuses the sun of poor job performance and employs squadrons … Continue reading

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Denmark Hill – a poem by Grasshopper

I came across this poem posted in the Camberwell news and chitter-chatter thread on Urban 75 forum in the London and the South East section. Posted by Maggot 2 December 2015.  

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South of the River: a poem by Jean Overton Fuller

In her collection of poems titled Bomb Saga later published as The Bombed Years (1995) we have the following poem: South of the River You can listen to Jean Overton Fuller read the complete Bomb Saga at this website http://www.jeanovertonfuller.com/poetry-essays.htmlContinue reading

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The Room of Lost Things

Set in Loughborough Junction and a very fine read. A review from The Guardian Isobel Montgomery , 21st February 2009, The Guardian I have also read and enjoyed Theodora, Actress,Empress,Whore  also by Stella Duffy.

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Simon Stafford, South East of Eden, Poetry, Listening to the Isley Brothers

Published by purple-poets, December 2001

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