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The Quest for Queenie Watts – The Voice of the Isle of Dogs

A few months ago, I posed a question in one of the Isle of Dogs groups on Facebook. “Can anyone name a famous person who was born on the Isle of Dogs?” A lot of people answered, naming people I’d … Continue reading

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‘It Was All a Bit of a Joke’

The Republic of the Isle of Dogs The Island in the late 1960s was a lively place, with tens of thousands working in the docks and in factories along the river, sailors of all races in the pubs or streets … Continue reading

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