The Castle Owner and the ‘Countess’ of Peckham: a 1957 trial

In a sensational trial in 1957, a 52 year old man was prosecuted for shooting a 22 year old woman with intent to murder in Gellatly Road SE14 (described in contemporary press reports as being in Peckham, not sure many people living there now would describe it thus).The accused, Denys Eyre Bower (b.1905), was the owner ...

Light Houses

'About Face' on Pepys Road, photo by Andew ClarkeThe Light Houses Winter Wonderland event in New Cross/Telegraph Hill on 8 December was fun, with 23 films being screened in street windows, while people wandered around checking them out (some went further and supplied mulled wine and seats to sit and watch).The next three were all on ...