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#Yeti in Holborn?#Mysteries of Holborn

You may have seen news reports in the national media which claim that an Indian Army unit recently on maneouvres in Nepal have found footprints purported to have been left by a Yeti, the mythical Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas.  … Continue reading

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#Pots and Poems at 1A Arts#New Workshop

Our friends at 1A Arts will be running Pots and Poems, a free fortnightly pottery and creative writing workshop for people aged 60 and over.  Sessions start on Thursday, 1st November 2018 and will run fortnightly on Thursday afternoons during term … Continue reading

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#”Mary, Mary” #Mary Woolstencroft play at Bloomsbury Festival 2018

Today, Rowena from the Working Men’s College visited Millman Street Centre, asking HCA members and staff to complete a brief survey on the life of proto-feminist and former Bloomsbury resident, Mary Woolstencroft. Rowena, also a member of the Further Than … Continue reading

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#Love Mystery#Mysteries of Holborn

Today being St Valentine’s Day, we here at Mysteries of Holborn thought it apt that The Great Holborn St Valentine’s Day Mystery And In No Way A Massacre was celebrated in the spirit of the day. So, what is, or … Continue reading

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#Holborn Man:Discovery of the Century?#Mysteries of Holborn

You’ve probably seen the news today, that Cheddar Man (who lived in Britain around 10,000 years ago) has disappointed a lot of racists by having dark skin.  Or maybe you recall the unearthing of various bog bodies over the years, including … Continue reading

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#Creative Writing: Winter Haikus at Millman Street Centre

“Now is the winter of our discontent/Made glorious summer by this bloke/From Stoke/On Trent…” (With apologies to W. Shakespeare, Esq.) * The above is nonsense of course; a pathetic effort at ‘poetry’, and poorly plagiarised verse at that.  Still, only … Continue reading

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#Proper Journalist’s #Autumn Poetry at Millman Street Centre

Today, our friendly local proper journalist, Chantal, once again engaged Millman Street Community Centre members with another good-for-the-brain Creative Writing workshop.  As ever, Chantal was assisted by Sarah.  Today’s session was concerned with poetry; its theme: Autumn. Chantal made some … Continue reading

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