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Retrospective: The Old Southampton City Walls (1)

Getting back to the city walls. Cast your mind back to 1450 for a moment, and imagine that you were approaching Southampton by pigeon or seagull or UFO, and this is what you would be looking at (more or less). … Continue reading

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Retrospective: The Old Southampton City Walls (2)

Continuing where we left off.  I have attached the map from page 1 into this post too because it is relevant to the information below. Key to image above: 1 – Bargate, 2 – John Le Fleming, 3 – Arundel … Continue reading

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And then I was in Southampton

Continuing with my retrospect of events that happened 5 years ago. By the end of March 2013 I was ready to leave London, although disaster was about to overtake me on the day before I left. The first disaster was … Continue reading

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Someone is watching you.

Southampton, like many old cities in the UK has retained a portion of their former city walls, although making sense of them is quite difficult considering how the city has changed over the years. One of my favourite discoveries amongst … Continue reading

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Time to go.

I am now in my last month in Southampton; from next month I will be living in Salisbury, and to be honest I am not looking forward to leaving this city. I have been here since April and have made … Continue reading

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