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Inside & Outside the Law - Twitter, Deceit, Dinners and Dogs

It’s been a bad time for Twitter abusers. First, in well-publicised news,  21 year old Swansea University student Liam Stacey lost his appeal against conviction for racially aggravated public disorder as a result of tweets he sent following Premier League footballer Fabrice Muamba collapsing on the football field with cardiac arrest.

Charles Dickens, Mayfair and Little America

From the evidence of his writings, Charles Dickens did not like Mayfair. More precisely, he did not like what, socially, it represented. Given that Dickens was prone to write more about what he disapproved of in life, than about what he approved of (no doubt that approach made business sense) it is no shock that Mayfair, when picked on, got the great man’s treatment.

A Prosperous Lawyer, and a Red House and Red Lion Connection

James Beale was a prosperous solicitor, with a town house in London’s Holland Park and a country house at Standen in Sussex, built in 1892-4 and now owned by the National Trust.

Close Shaves and Toilet Requisites in EC2

You’re a chap out in the City and you feel a real need for......a haircut. Perhaps you’re also keen to underline your Square Mile credentials, so any ordinary barber would not do.

If you were in the West End you would have plenty choice, out of which possibly George Trumper in Curzon Street or Jermyn Street might be considered the pick.

A City contender, certainly on shop front appearance, is F Flittner of 86 Moorgate.

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