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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

14th August 1967 Pirate radio stations Radio 270, Radio London, Radio Ireland

14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.

14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)

14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.

14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.

Ripping Yarns



Ripping Yarns

A splendid children's collectable 2nd hand bookshop.

Location: 355 Archway Road, Highgate, N6 4EJ

Description: Ripping Yarns is a secondhand bookshop in North London specialising in collectable children's and illustrated books. They stock titles such as boys' and girls' school and adventure stories, puffins, annuals, British comics, out-of-print modern children's fiction and a large number of 19th century moral tales.

One of it's staff, Jen Campbell, a part-time poet too, was the author of the 2012 title Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, having been inspired by a tweet by John Cleese and a customer who asked if Anne Frank had written a sequel.


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Credits: http://www.rippingyarns.co.uk/

Ripping Yarns

A splendid children's collectable 2nd hand bookshop.


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