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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

13th December 2009 Stratford International Station is opened to the public.

13th December 1951 Margaret Thatcher weds businessman Denis Thatcher at Wesley's Chapel.

13th December 1923 Gangster 'Mad' Frankie Fraser was born in Lambeth, London.

13th December 1919 Ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London

13th December 1823 Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini arrives in 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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