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Canonbury’s heritage mulberry

By Peter Coles Canonbury, that sedate corner of urban tranquillity just two miles due north of St Paul’s cathedral, is home to more curiosities than many parts of London. Some are well known, like the delightful, exposed stretch of the … Continue reading

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London College of Fashion mulberry

Morus nigra at London College of Fashion, now over 100 years old. Last week I finally got to see the black mulberry I’d heard about from several people, located behind the London College of Fashion in Lime Grove, Shepherd’s Bush. … Continue reading

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Wet weekend in Deptford

It was a wet weekend in Deptford, but the dull weather brought its own rewards.

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Urban Photo Fest underway

The 2016 Urban Photo Fest is kicking off this week.  The Urban Memories exhibition will feature four of my photographs.

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London is home to rare Black Poplars

There are only about 7000 native Black Poplars (Poplus nigra betulifolia) left in Britain, most of them south of The Wash (the bay where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire on the east coast of England). And only 600 of these are female. … Continue reading

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A brief history of London’s mulberries

The Spitalfields Life blog has just published my Brief history of London’s mulberries.  I’ll be writing something on Chelsea’s mulberries for the Morus Londinium blog soon.

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London mulberry project

In May this year the Conservation Foundation launched a new project called Morus Londinium that I helped to put together. From now until the end of next year I will be writing regular blogs for their website.  The idea is to … Continue reading

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