Here be Dragons: Merton – Abbey Mills Market

January 12, 2017

The band ends in an abrupt finale and awkwardly waits for cheers that never arrive. They sing under a giant rectangular wooden canopy three steps up from the spectators, two dozen forty-somethings that share their time between a pint and hopelessly trying to handle their kiddies. Speakers play some static for a change and they […]

Here be Dragons: Merton – Wandle Industrial Museum

December 22, 2016

The next bead stands as a small shed near on the green of the forgotten conservation area, just a short walking distance from both Mitcham and Wandle. A small green, War remembrance cross. Outside you could mistake it for the service building for the nearby Vestry Hall. At the entrance I am greeted by most […]