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A Soapbox at Marble Arch

Old Postcard of Marble Arch Entrance to Hyde Park, London

I am rereading The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. There is a conversation between Inspector Alan Grant and the hospital porter.

“Some people believe the earth is flat. Some people believe the world is going to end in A.D. 2000. Some people believe that it began less than five thousand years ago. You’ll hear far funnier things than that at Marble Arch of a Sunday…. You take it to Marble Arch on Sunday, and I’ll bet you’ll find followers aplenty. Maybe start a movement.” Continue reading A Soapbox at Marble Arch

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Greenway House and Various Dartmouths

Greenway House, Dartmouth, Devon where Agatha Christie lived
Greenway House, Dartmouth, Devon where Agatha Christie lived
Photo by Rod Allday

We built our house on Dartmouth Road. It is a green house, and I vaguely remembered that Agatha Christie lived in a green house in Dartmouth. So I started to look up the name of her house because maybe that would be a good name for our house.

Greenway House

Agatha Christie once lived at Greenway House or Greenway Estate, three miles north of Dartmouth. Continue reading Greenway House and Various Dartmouths

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Indian Cave Lodge and Indian Cave Park – Hendersonville, NC

Old Postcard of Indian Cave Lodge
Old Postcard of Indian Cave Lodge

I found photos of Indian Cave Lodge in Images of America – Hendersonville. This is an excellent series of books. It had the postcard above captioned, “This c. 1920 postcard shows a great photograph of Indian Cave Lodge. The mountain views are spectacular from this very special Laurel Park location. The lodge has been replaced by a private residence.” Continue reading Indian Cave Lodge and Indian Cave Park – Hendersonville, NC