Review of Harlesden by Martin on July 4th, 2011
Harlesden has been enlivened through the post-war years by the arrival of Irish, Caribbean, African and other immigrants, bringing energy and diversity to its shops and eateries, and is now attracting young professionals.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't - Margaret Thatcher
On this day:
Great London Tornado - 1091, Battle of Fornham - 1173, Battle of Neville Cross - 1346, Regicides Executed - 1660, London Beer Flood - 1814, 1st Professional Golf Tournament - 1860, First Motoring Offences in Britain - 1895, First Full-Scale British Air-raid - 1917, World’s First Fully Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Opened - 1956, Hatfield Rail Crash - 2000
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