Forming along the path of the Great North Road, the Borough of Islington began as a village named “Giseldone” from the Saxons, otherwise known as “Gisla’s Hill”. The village quickly became more important as a source for the city’s water, and this also made it a good place for growing vegetables that supplied London with […]
Love this old picture taken of Islington terraced back yards in the 1960’s. I love the symmetry of the terraced houses. Photo from English Heritage.
A short experience of Islington (and not only). I thought this video was fun and worth sharing. It’s a great portrait of one of our favorite neighborhoods in London. Check it out below: National Geographic ep1 – islington. from Efties on Vimeo.