The Anonymous Widower

The Flat in St. John’s Wood

St. John’s Wood it may have been, but then it was on the fourth floor with no lift.  And we had three small children.

Townshend Court, St. John's Wood

It does look as if they’ve improved the block.

March 13, 2010 - Posted by | World | ,

9 Comments »

  1. […] when C and our young family lived in St. John’s Wood, we used them extensively to get around London.  It may surprise people to read that we could […]

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  2. […] all the places C and I lived we never had a pub within walking distance, except when we lived in St. John’s Wood and the Barbican.  But in those cases we could not either not afford to go out for a drink, or pay […]

    Pingback by Living with Pubs « The Anonymous Widower | December 17, 2010 | Reply

  3. […] the 1970s C, myself and our young family lived in St. John’s Wood, just north of the canal and we would cross it by the London Zoo to get into Regent’s Park.  […]

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  4. […] I live now, is surprisingly similar to how C and I used to live with the boys in the Barbican and St. John’s Wood before that. Except of course that I am now alone and do the things like food shopping, that C used […]

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  5. […] I was working at least 24 hours a day, seven days a week and we were living in a fouuth floor walk up flat in St. John’s Wood.  So if you have to live in crap housing make sure it’s in a good […]

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  6. […] we used to live in St. John’s Wood and would walk up to the top of Primrose Hill, it dominated the view, just like some of the tall […]

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  7. […] the time we were living in a flat in St. John’s Wood and she was canvassing for the Labour Party. Like this:LikeBe the first to like this […]

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  8. […] ago, when we lived in our flat in St. John’s Wood, it was often easier to get there from the north by cutting down Fortune Green Road and West End […]

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  9. […] things got a lot worse, when we moved to Shannon Place in St. John’s Wood. The flat was damp and cold and I can remember going to the doctor with lots of knee and arm pains. […]

    Pingback by It’s All Dropping Into Place « The Anonymous Widower | August 29, 2013 | Reply


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