What better for a debut blog than to say something up setting up a website. Not this site - but a prospective new and very exciting site for History Workshop. It's taken a while, but by the summer History Workshop - the Journal and the various strands that coalesce round it - is likely to have an interactive site which will allow and encourage historians and those engaged with history to share thoughts, ideas and content.
I got to the meeting of the web committee by taking the train from Gospel Oak just three stops to Harringay/Green Lanes. I am ashamed to say that it's the first time I have taken the overground in that direction - it was rather a thrill to get a new take from the train windows on a very familiar landscape. The station at the other end is close to what was the site of the Harringay Stadium. When I lived nearby on the 'ladder' in the early 1980s ('the ladder' is the local name for the parallel roads that run between Wightman Road and Green Lanes) the stadium dog track was still going. I went there a few times - a fairly decrepid place, but fun
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