.’. T. Sampson – Euston Road N.W .’.

This BEAUTY was one of my birthday presents this year. I have NO idea what I will do with it but IT IS MINE. 

It scares me that since I got it all I can think about is: WHEN WILL I GET THE NEXT?

I love Coal Holes and I can’t deny that it is amazing to have a piece of London’s history just mine.

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Author: Dani Middleton

I was born in Brazil in 1981 and lived there for 23 years before emigrating to the UK in 2005. I had read about England’s history since a young age however I moved here purely due to the history of London itself. Everything in this city fascinates me; from its parks, pubs and buildings to street names, post boxes and bollards. Watching children “beating the bounds” or the rose ceremony, you can never be tired of London. I love the quirkiness of the little alleys, the secrets of the forgotten architecture and how wonderful it can be to simply turn a corner and suddenly find a whole new world. I have worked in some remarkable places in London: museums, palaces, galleries, archives, even digging for the MoL on the Thames foreshore but I now work for Tower Bridge where, daily, I can see the City from a different point of view. Working for the City, learning its history and stories makes me eager to learn more. London is a flowing, living organism, with the old and new together transforming it every day, but always with its history at your fingertips. One step, an intricate Victorian coal hole; another step, an old Police box; yet another, an office block built seamlessly onto an old roman ruin. I am just a girl, lost in London trying not to find the way out but a way deeper, further inside what makes this city so… special, so… unique, so… me. I am a Londoner.

2 thoughts on “.’. T. Sampson – Euston Road N.W .’.”

  1. Dear Dani, On the 21st of September 2017 Church Row in Hampstead NW3 had a “T Sampson, Euston Road” coal hole covers stolen. Is there any way we could come to an arrangement with the coal hole cover you have? It could help, even if we were able to use it to make a casting mould. Best regards David Milne

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