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The underwater polymath

9:16 am, Monday, 22 June 2015

Racing cyclist, jazz musician, author and photographer Leo Zanelli has lived at Holcroft Court in Fitzrovia for 15 years. He was born in 1930 near Kings Cross, to Italian parents (his father was a chef, his mother a waitress). His early childhood was spent at the Angel [...]

Obituary: May Hamilton-Eddy

8:48 pm, Wednesday, 18 June 2014

By Patrick Hamilton-Eddy May Geraldine Hamilton-Eddy was born on 15 May 1919 in Streatham, the daughter of the Revd. Charles Chaloner Lindsey OBE and May Lindsey. Her father had served as an army chaplain throughout World War I and subsequently was appointed vicar of Little [...]

Obituary: Grahame Brownless

7:17 am, Sunday, 14 April 2013

By Linus Rees Grahame John Brownless was Born in Bromley, Kent, and went to Maidstone Grammer School. He took up articles for chartered accounting with Larking & Larking Ltd in Maidstone, and later became a member of the Association of Consulting Actuaries. In 1971 [...]

Fiona’s fantastic life

7:38 am, Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Queen of Fitzrovia for 48 years driven out by rent hike Imagine Tottenham Street, Fitzrovia in 1964. Shortly after moving in with her boyfriend at number 28, 20-year-old Fiona Green looks out of her window to see the Beatles filming their new picture “A Hard Day’s [...]