Author Archives: Cassini

About Cassini

Bibliophile, collector of beautiful books, vegan, Londoner, literary detective, bookseller & parliamentary clerk

Postcard from Ally Pally…

The weekend, and a trip across London to Alexandra Palace to visit VeganLifeLive. I was looking forward to visiting VeganLifeLive at Ally Pally on Saturday.  As it turned out, it was a wet and miserable day and it took an … Continue reading

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Two Fat Ladies?

Every morning, as I get off the 93 bus outside Centre Court shopping centre on my way to Wimbledon station, I see the sculptured statute of two ladies who have become known among my friends as ‘the two fat ladies’.  … Continue reading

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Elys Department Store, Wimbledon

Elys, Wimbledon, founded in 1876 Continue reading

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