Tag Archives: Slavery

The Gilt of Cain

I wrote on Monday on one of my favourite Secret Gardens in the City of London, Fen Court. It would be a beautiful little space in any case but is extra special due to its connections with the Abolition of … Continue reading

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Fen Court Garden and the Abolition of Slavery

With all that is in the news recently I thought it would be an opportune moment to write about Fen Court which is one of my favourite spaces in London. It’s in the old Roman city and is the site … Continue reading

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Ayuba Suleiman Diallo – The remarkable story of an African slave.

The story of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo is one of the most interesting and incredible verified accounts of an African slave during the 18th Century,  Whilst it is incredible, it also illustrates well the complexities of the slave trade and some … Continue reading

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The Hidden Horrors of People Trafficking &Domestic Slavery

As regular readers to my blog will know, we open up our house on the Airbnb website and have been doing so now for more than a year.  I even wrote a Kindle book on how to create a successful … Continue reading

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Slavery Remembrance Day, Abolitionists and modern day slavery

The 23rd August is the annual Slavery remembrance day and is held on the date which remembers the revolt of the slaves on Haiti in 1791 It should be noted that slavery had always occurred throughout the world.  Everyone from … Continue reading

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