Dougie Carnegie (1932 – 2022) talks about being bombed out in the first recording below. After Dougie and Shirley married they lived on Cadogan Terrace at the eastern end of Victoria Park. It was aRead more
We are a group of older men who meet every Tuesday 2-4pm at Tredegar Community Centre, 333 Morville Street, Bow London, E3 2DZ, providing social activities for older men in the community who might otherwise be isolated.
Back in 2017 I not so much interviewed as prompted Dougie to tell me a bit about his life. Dougie passed away recently, and in searching my Mac for photos of him, I rediscovered theRead more
The Geezers had a privileged view of photos of the East End taken by David Granick from the 1960 – 80s at the Tower Hamlets Borough Archives on Thursday. David Granick was born in 1912Read more
Sadly one of The Geezers original members, Dougie Carnegie passed away on Tuesday evening. Doug was born in Dagenham in 1932. He was married to Shirley for 67 years and had two daughters. seven grandchildrenRead more
The Roman Road Trust is working on a project to revitalise and update the Bow Heritage Trail which was created in 1990 by Tower Hamlets Council. Their new project: Rediscovering the Bow Heritage Trail isRead more