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By Nick Rennison

Why did London Underground as soon as hire a one-legged guy to journey up and down the escalators at Earl's courtroom tube station? What did Hitler plan to do with Nelson's Column? Why is London's in basic terms medieval mummy a prostitute named Clarice l. a. Claterballock? How did a lager flood in Tottenham courtroom highway drown 9 humans? the place are you able to see a couple of Queen Victoria's knickers? Containing chapters masking London previous and current; structures and streets; well-known and unforeseen Londoners; arts, literature and crime; plus a lot even more, the a hundred and eighty lists will amaze, amuse and tell. greater than easily a memento for travelers, each self-respecting Londoner wishes this booklet.

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The openness of the room is visually reinforced by the fact that one can see through the grillwork. When observed from the living room, the open pattern allows your eye to travel freely through the room to a view of the gardens. Originally, the iron base was a balcony railing from a London home— beautifully repurposed here. The sleek, frosted glass top is another part of the “zero space” concept as it is visually clean, and adds a modern touch. Hanging above this sideboard is an original work by artist Carol Leslie, commissioned to further tie in the colors and textures of the living and dining areas.

To make the moss ball easy to care for, it’s made from a terrific synthetic. It sits atop a former porch banister, which was carefully cut down to the perfect level. The fluted column design also subtly references the design on the fireplace. This duo of moss ball and pillar represent a great combination of almost all of my Casual Luxury principles, including elements of Mother Nature’s colors and textures, repurposing, and repeating patterns and shapes. LIFE ON MAR’S | 53 The column comes from a grand era of design when millwork and design details were taken even more seriously.

The fabulous nine-foot ceilings had crown molding. There was a deep sink. A second window over the sink offered more views, this time of the side garden. The cabinetry was sturdy, had solid construction, and provided plenty of storage opportunities. Nine-foot ceilings 10x12 Paint Benjamin Moore Conventry Gray LIFE ON MAR’S | 57 sMARt tip My kitchen evolution happened over a number of years. First, the walls were painted. I then used the space intended for a kitchen table to place a rustic, reclaimed barn wood armoire as well as a small scale farm table and four English pine chairs.

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