As I’m out of
Regular readers will know I have posted on Limehouse before (see post on Brilliant Chang). I used to visit the area regularly as a little kid in the mid-70s with my Dad who worked all over the
But all that’s gone now and to be honest pretty much everything was already gone long before. The London County Council (LCC) has slated the old
So I popped down to Pennyfields for a nostalgic look around.
Pennyfields, the old heart of
If you want to see some images from the BBC of the old Limehouse Chinatown and some Chinese-Cockneys talking about what the old Limehouse was like click here.
So thanks to those bastards in the Luftwaffe who really, really hated Cockneys be they English, Jewish, Chinese or anything else, only the names and the memories remain. Still, it was nice to spend Chinese New Year wandering among ghosts.