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Welcome to Lachlan Cranswick's Personal Homepage in Melbourne, Australia

London, England 2000

The Ethnically Cleansed Blue Plaque of Shame (London, UK)- 2nd to 4th of July, 2000

Lachlan's Homepage is at http://lachlan.bluehaze.com.au

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London 2000: [From NHM down Kensington High Street - 19th June] | [Down Kensington High Street to the NHM- 20th June] | [Some Pseudo Random sites around London - 22nd June] | [Severe Brain Slapping that is to experience the Millenium Dome - 23rd June] | [A minor tour around the Natural History Museum - 26th June] | [Walk around Kensington Park/Hyde Park - 26th June] | [Evening Wander around Hyde Park, Marble Arch and Oxford Street - 26th June] | [Cromwell Road and handling the Malaise of Life - 27th June] | [Homage to the Blue Plaque at Benny Hill's old house - 27th June] | [Misc things and the miracle Coffee Machine of Birkbeck Crystallography Department - 29th June] | [Live from the Imperial College Student Union Bar - The Schofield Nightmare - Holland loses to Italy - 29th June] [Blue Plaques, Tate Modern, Southwark walk beside the Thames and Robbie Scott's - 1st July] | [French Embassy Complex of Shame (FECOS) page - July 2nd 2000] | [The Ethnically Cleansed Blue Plaque of Shame - 2nd to 4th of June] | [Royal Instution, Mayfair and surrounds - 6th July 2000] | [Ian Harrowfield visits the Natural History Museum - 7th July 2000] | [Boat trip down the Thames to Greenwich and back to Parliament - 8th July 2000]
[Another LMDC London expose of shame: Images of Pope's Head Alley in Cornhill, City of London - taken on Sunday 29th December 2002 around 4.15pm. Where in September 1730, did Peter Vivian's foul actions cause him to be indicted for a Misdemeanor, "in assaulting John Brailsford, with an intent to commit the detestable Sin of Sodomy"]

Latest information about The Ethnically Cleansed Blue Plaque of Shame (London, UK) from the Bold Detective himself

The preamble request for information

Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 15:51:51 +0300
From: 
Organization: Bilkent University; Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture
To: lachlan@melbpc.org.au
Subject: blue plaque of shame

Dear Mr. Cranswick,

I am very interested in the "ethnically cleansed blue plaque of shame"
which you show on your web page
http://lachlan.bluehaze.com.au/london2000/london2000_04jul.html

Is it a joke or for real?  If it is for real, what else can you tell me
about it?

Any information would be much appreciated.

Sincerely,


Visiting Instructor
Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture
Bilkent University
Ankara, TURKEY

Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 14:29:24 +0100
To: Lachlan Cranswick [lachlan@ldeo.columbia.edu]
From: The Bold Detective
Subject: Re: blue plaque of shame - "ethnically cleansed blue plaque of shame"


Lacklustre

a few months ago it was restored into its full glory.
I guess after the NATO stuff finished? Dunno. Anyway, he was
the yugoslave/serbian prime minister for a while. jovanovich?
I'll check.

Also, the french embasy of shame is being cleaned! And its all 
your doing. You are a 'cleansing' warrior!

Min


Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 20:50:16 +0100
To: Lachlan Cranswick [lachlan@ldeo.columbia.edu]
From: The Bold Detective
Subject: Re: Accomodation Visit by The Big Fromage


Hey

thanks for the American Footballing JC. Good to see that he is
not playing for the team in red. It sits proudly on my desk, no
doubt burning everything in site a la 'Raiders of the Lost Arc'

Now Visible Blue Plaque of Shame

Professor Slobodan Jovanovitch
1869-1958
Serbian Historian
Literary Critic
legal Scholar
Prime Minister of Yugoslavia 
Lived here 1945-1958

(mysteriously the year the war ended).


Also, thanks to you, the French Embassy of shame hotel is
be revamped as well as the embassy itself.

Being hassled by security, so must dash. Whats happening over there?
When is the return? You going holidaying? You at least going to
see some futile yankee sports?

Any news on DND?

Later dude.  

Minion


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Poetry Links and stuff

Upon Westminster Bridge
(Sept. 3, 1802)
(William Wordsworth, 1770-1850)

Earth has not anything to show more fair:
Dull would he be of soul who could pass by
A sight so touching in its majesty:
This City now doth like a garment wear

The beauty of the morning: silent, bare,
Skips, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie
Open unto the fields, and to the sky,
All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.

Never did sun more beatifully steep
In his first splendour valley, rock or hill;
Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep!

The river glideth at this own sweet will:
Dear God! the very houses seem asleep;
And all that mighty heart is lying still!

London, MDCCCII
(William Wordsworth, 1770-1850)

O friend! I know not which way I must look
For comfort, being as I am, opprest
to think that now our life is only drest
For show; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook,

Or groom! - We must run glittering like a brook
In the open sunshine, or we are unblest;
The wealthiest man among us is the best:
No grandeur now in Nature or in book

Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense,
This is idolatry; and these we adore:
Plain living and high thinking are no more:

The homely beauty of the good old cause
Is gone; our peace, our fearful innocence,
And pure religion breathing household laws.

London
(William Blake, 1757-1827)

I wandered through each chartered street,
Near where the chartered Thames does flow,
A mark in every face I meet,
Marks of weakness, marks of woe.

In every cry of every man,
In every infant's cry of fear,
In every voice, in every ban,
The mind-forged manacles I hear:

How the chimney-sweeper's cry
Every blackening church appals,
And the hapless soldier's sigh
Runs in blood down palace-walls.

But most, through midnight streets I hear
How the youthful harlot's curse
Blasts the new-born infant's tear,
And blights with plagues the marriage-hearse.


London 2000: [From NHM down Kensington High Street - 19th June] | [Down Kensington High Street to the NHM- 20th June] | [Some Pseudo Random sites around London - 22nd June] | [Severe Brain Slapping that is to experience the Millenium Dome - 23rd June] | [A minor tour around the Natural History Museum - 26th June] | [Walk around Kensington Park/Hyde Park - 26th June] | [Evening Wander around Hyde Park, Marble Arch and Oxford Street - 26th June] | [Cromwell Road and handling the Malaise of Life - 27th June] | [Homage to the Blue Plaque at Benny Hill's old house - 27th June] | [Misc things and the miracle Coffee Machine of Birkbeck Crystallography Department - 29th June] | [Live from the Imperial College Student Union Bar - The Schofield Nightmare - Holland loses to Italy - 29th June] [Blue Plaques, Tate Modern, Southwark walk beside the Thames and Robbie Scott's - 1st July] | [French Embassy Complex of Shame (FECOS) page - July 2nd 2000] | [The Ethnically Cleansed Blue Plaque of Shame - 2nd to 4th of June] | [Royal Instution, Mayfair and surrounds - 6th July 2000] | [Ian Harrowfield visits the Natural History Museum - 7th July 2000] | [Boat trip down the Thames to Greenwich and back to Parliament - 8th July 2000]
[Another LMDC London expose of shame: Images of Pope's Head Alley in Cornhill, City of London - taken on Sunday 29th December 2002 around 4.15pm. Where in September 1730, did Peter Vivian's foul actions cause him to be indicted for a Misdemeanor, "in assaulting John Brailsford, with an intent to commit the detestable Sin of Sodomy"]

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