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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 137

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 137 Let’s stay in Wimbledon, men’s final. Charity shop @Oxfam today.  There are around 20 charity shops in The Tower, each will be auctioned with proceeds going to the individual charity. ©Barnaby Barford 2014

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 136

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 136 Wimbledon ladies’ final today so we go to SW19 and we ought to buy some tennis gear shouldn’t we? 78 High Street  Wimbledon SW19 5EG ©Barnaby Barford 2014

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A Unique Replica: The Wimbledon Ladies Singles Trophy

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 I have reserved my spot on the sofa on Saturday afternoon as I shall be glued to the tennis. These days, the smart money is always on Serena Williams to be the last woman standing at the conclusion of the Wimbledon Ladies Singles Championships. If she wins this year, it will be the 6th time […]

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Anyone for tennis?

Have your strawberries and cream at the ready, because today is the start of the 2013 Wimbledon championships. To celebrate this much-loved date in the sporting calendar, we’ve delved into our collections to bring you some special tennis-related objects. Tennis Rackets Sunglasses, Oliver Goldsmith Eyewear, 1956, Museum no. T.243E-1990. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London […]

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