Diary

Frost Fair

With the Thames frozen over, a Frost Fair is held at London Bridge in 1683. “Coaches plied from Westminster to the Temple, and from several other stairs too and fro, as in the streets; sleds, sliding with skeetes, a bull-baiting, horse and coach races, puppet plays and interludes, cooks, tipling and other lewd places, so …

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A Week of Snow

In this week of snow, youths played a practical joke by blocking roads with 5 foot snowballs and  a baby was born to a couple whose surname was  Snowball.