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  Isle of Dogs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Isle of Dogs is in the centre of this 2005 aerial view of east London as seen from the skies over south London.
The Isle of Dogs is a peninsula in the East End of London.
The Isle of Dogs was connected to the rest of London by the London and Blackwall Railway, opened in 1840 and progressively extended thereafter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isle_of_Dogs   (1069 words)

  
 Victorian London - Districts - Isle of Dogs
Life in the Isle of Dogs commences at a very early hour, and that "horrid example" in sluggards who always wanted a little more sleep, would have had great difficulty in obtaining it after five o'clock in the morning, had it been his fate to live on the Isle of Dogs.
A noticeable feature in the Isle of Dogs is, that while it is almost entirely inhabited by the working classes, the dwelling-houses upon it are singularly ill-adapted to the requirements of a working man's home.
Isle of Dogs,—An uninviting title euphemistically derived from “Isle of Ducks,” and applied to what was till lately about the best imitation on a small scale of the Great Dismal Swamp to be found in England.
www.victorianlondon.org /districts/isleofdogs.htm   (2625 words)

  
 LDDC Completion Booklet - Isle of Dogs
The Isle of Dogs was de-designated on 10 October 1997.
However by April 1997 unemployment on the Isle of Dogs is estimated to have fallen to 11.2%.
Isle of Dogs, Poplar and Leamouth were handed on to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets on 10 October 1997.
www.lddc-history.org.uk /iod/index.html   (5196 words)

  
 "The Isle of Dogs" (1597).   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Isle of Dogs, a play now lost, was written by Thomas Nashe and Ben Jonson and performed at the Swan Theatre in July 1597.
The precise subject of the satire, whether treating upon Queen Elizabeth and her courtiers who fawned on her like dogs, or whether exposing and ridiculing government officials as so many mangy curs, is not known.
The performance caused an uproar, the Privy Council ordered the play to be immediately suppressed for sedition, the actors (among them Jonson) were jailed, and a warrant was issued for the arrest of Nashe.
www.luminarium.org /encyclopedia/isleofdogs.htm   (216 words)

  
 Isle Of Dogs - UO Faculty of Cartography
Isle Of Dogs - UO Faculty of Cartography
The cordon, operating between Canary Wharf and the council housing estates in what was once known as Poplar, is at its mouth, five parallel lanes of traffic heading towards the city or down to "Docklands"; a paved, empty aisle of space two lanes wide; and at least three lanes of cars in the other direction.
In the 20th Century, the Isle of Dogs has declared independence from Britain twice; once ostensibly in the 1920's, mentioned but not documented on the Internet; again in 1971, led by the revolutionary local politician Ted Johns, recently deceased.
uo.space.frot.org /Isle_Of_Dogs   (382 words)

  
 Isle of Dogs - Uncyclopedia
The Isle of Dogs is an artificial island parked in the middle of the Thames estuary, just east of central London.
Position of the Isle of Dogs in the North Sea Archipelago.
However, during a rare fit of sanity she renamed it for the animal that had indirectly created it, and vowed to put it to charitable use.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Isle_of_Dogs   (417 words)

  
 The Isle of Dogs (play) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Isle of Dogs is a play by Thomas Nashe and Ben Jonson which was performed in 1597.
The Isle of Dogs is a location in London on the opposite bank of the Thames to Greenwich, home of a royal palace, Placentia, where indeed the Privy Council met.
The suppression of Isle of Dogs has long been understood as a significant episode in the complex relations of city, court, and theater-worlds; its precise significance, however, is difficult to determine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Isle_of_Dogs_(play)   (775 words)

  
 Discover Tower Hamlets - Area guides - Canary Wharf/ Isle of Dogs
For those who live and work on the Isle of Dogs, there is a seemingly endless choice of eating places from modern wine bars, traditional pubs, and pizza parlours, to health foods, soups shops and sushi bars.
The area is referred to as the Isle of Dogs on a map made in 1588, so the theory has some credibility.
As late as the 18th Century, the only two buildings on the Isle of Dogs were a chapel and a pub on the site of today's Ferry House, serving the needs of people using the ferry across to Greenwich.
www.towerhamlets.gov.uk /data/discover/data/canary-wharf/index.cfm   (846 words)

  
 Isle of Dogs, England. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
The Thames begins a dramatic horseshoe bend at Limehouse, thus creating the Isle of Dogs, a marshy peninsula on which cattle were once fattened for City banquets.
The unusual name has prompted various theories as to its origin, from dead dogs washed up on the shore to old royal kennels, though the most plausible is that it's a corruption of the word dyke.
Without doubt, the Isle of Dogs is the geographical and ideological heart of the new Docklands, which reaches its apotheosis in Canary Wharf, home to Britain's tallest building and the busiest bit of the Isle of Dogs.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/england/isle_of_dogs   (286 words)

  
 Isle of Dogs - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dogs come from different genders, age groups, lifestyles, and breeds...
Dogs' anatomies are equally unique, as are their grooming needs.
At Isle of Dogs™, we embrace that graceful individuality with a canine grooming system personally geared to each and every dog.
www.iodogs.com   (165 words)

  
 eBay - isle of dogs, Fiction Books, Audiobooks items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Isle of Dogs by Patricia Cornwell (2001)HC BCE
Isle of Dogs by Patricia Cornwell (2001) 1st Ed HC
Isle of Dogs by Patricia Cornwell Audiobook New Sealed
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=isle+of+dogs&newu=1&krd=1   (379 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Until 1800 the Isle of Dogs, also known by its original name of Stebunheath or Stepney Marsh, was pastureland.
By the end of the 19th century the population had risen to 21,000 and the entire foreshore was ringed with factories and workshops.
The Isle of Dogs became an enterprise zone.
www.islandhistory.org.uk /about_island.htm   (604 words)

  
 St.Edmund's - Isle of Dogs
The post war history of the Isle of Dogs is one of massive change.
The heavy bombing of the Docks and related industries was followed within twenty years by the decline and closure of the Docks, and by the loss of a whole way of life for the people who lived on the Island.
The Isle of Dogs developed during Victorian times, and many of the buildings had foundations below the level of high tide.
www.st-edmund-millwall.org.uk /isleof.html   (645 words)

  
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The Isle of Dogs Communty Foundation (IDCF), established in 1990, is one of 64 community foundations in the UK.
Community foundations have two principal remits - to establish a permanent and independant source of local charitable funds and to use these to make grants to local charities and voluntary groups for the benefit of the community.
It supports deprived communities on the Isle of Dogs and South Poplar (the Tower Hamlets wards of Millwall and Blackwall).
www.idcf.org   (325 words)

  
 Stepney Areas:Isle of Dogs Canal
The Isle of Dogs Canal, later named the City Canal, was built between 1802 and 1805.
This crossed the Isle to the south of the West India Dock.
The intention was to save ships the inconvenience of travelling around the Isle of Dogs.
website.lineone.net /~fight/Stepney/dogscanl.htm   (116 words)

  
 London My Isle of Dogs
We have just moved to the Isle of dogs and would like to find the nearest christian church.
Isle of Dogs Isle of Dogs driving school
Isle of Dogs Pilates on the Isle of Dogs
www.movethat.co.uk /London/My/Isle_of_Dogs   (1883 words)

  
 ISLE OF DOGS - Online Information article about ISLE OF DOGS
ISLE OF DOGS - Online Information article about ISLE OF DOGS
The origin of the name is not known.
suggestion that it is corrupted from the Isle of Docks falls to the ground on the question of See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /DIO_DRO/DOGS_ISLE_OF.html   (461 words)

  
 Memories Isle of Dogs - Lorraine Harrington
Some write that it was given that name because Queen Elizabeth l used to run her dogs on the Island when she was in residence at Greenwich Palace.
The Isle Of Dogs was made up of many nationalities and religions.
People helped each other and if the man of the house were sick and could not work or when the mother was ill and the children needed care, people mucked in, and no family was left in trouble.
www.tintota.com /archive/isle_of_dogs-1.htm   (4653 words)

  
 London walk - Isle of Dogs
We emerged onto the Isle of Dogs to the deafening sound of the Island Gardens Light Railway Station being taken apart by a demolition team.
Time for an etymological question: the name for the Canary Islands is actually derived from the Latin Canariae Insulae (literally: Isles of Dogs) - named by passing sailors who could hear dogs barking on the shore (probably at a bunch of unnamed yellow birds).
The Isle of Dogs is a tongue of land enclosed by the river and which is home to a collection of basins that make up part of the Port of London and which once contained some of the largest warehouses in Europe.
www.transki.co.uk /walk/dogs.htm   (607 words)

  
 Memories Isle of Dogs - Lorraine Harrington
We would listen to the constant drone of the German bomber planes as they flened the skies, flying low and relentlessly dropping their heavy load of bombs over London.
Their target was ’The Docks’, and with the docks all ablaze, and the sky glowing bright red it was easy for the planes to return the next night, follow the curve of the river and inside the curve was the Isle of Dogs all lit up and an easy target for the bombers.
It was an awful feeling to know there were men up in the sky, flying planes which carried bombs to drop on us and they wanted to kill us.
www.tintota.com /archive/isle_of_dogs-3.htm   (2628 words)

  
 Petey's Fiction Review: Isle of Dogs, by Patricia Cornwell
The angry Isle of Dogs inhabitants, eccentric descendants of pirates, respond in the only way they know how; they declare war on the State of Virginia.
Darkly funny, Isle of Dogs is one of Patricia Cornwell's best novels, surpassing even her famed Kay Scarpetta mysteries.
With Isle of Dogs, Cornwell moves into Hiaasen and Westlake country, and stakes a claim of her own.
www.perfecttext.com /fic_rev-IsleofDogs-Cornwell.htm   (268 words)

  
 Isle of Dogs, London
The Isle of Dogs, at one time marshland on a wide bend of the river, forms the heart of the redevelopment.
As a result of the concentration of wharves and shipping lines, the Isle of Dogs became the center of London's heavy industry in the mid-19th century.
The highlight of Isle of Dogs is Canary Wharf.
www.planetware.com /london/isle-of-dogs-eng-l-id.htm   (182 words)

  
 The Isle of Dogs route   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The first station on the Isle of Dogs route is West India Quay.
A short swim or a short trip on the DLR further south is the Canary Wharf station right next to the Canary Wharf Tower, one of the largest office buildings in Europe.
The Isle of Dogs route continues south on 2 tracks to Heron Quays station, also just a short swim from Canary Wharf.
www.xs4all.nl /~dodger/isledogs.htm   (299 words)

  
 Isle of Dogs property for sale & rent, E14 flats & houses
Isle of Dogs commercial property for sale & rent.
Regenerated from its previous derelict state over the past decade, The Isle of Dogs remains somewhat isolated from the rest of Docklands and a little soulless.
Unlike neighbouring Wapping, the Island, as it is known locally, remains vulnerable to market downturns due to its location on the fringe.
www.property-go.co.uk /area_guides/tower_hamlets/isle_of_dogs.asp   (244 words)

  
 ISLE OF DOGS by Patricia Cornwell
Cornwell's characters were just plain bizarre and the good relationship between Hammer and Brazil seems to have evaporated totally.
It lacks humour, the plot is nowhere near 'gripping' and there are many, many more books out there with characters that are a lot 'greater' than those here.
'Isle Of Dogs' is really nothing but a waste of time.
www.murderexpress.net /reviews/isleofdogs.htm   (307 words)

  
 Patricia Cornwell’s Isle of Dogs
Part of the Andy Brazil series, Isle of Dogs turned out, for me anyway, to be a bust.
Jumping off from her more serious writing, Cornwell takes a breather, it seems, and penned this odd 400+ page story of pirates, politics, murder, and anthropomorphic* fish, crabs, and dogs.
Oh yeah, and the end of ever essay has a short paragraph about finding a missing dog, keeping an eye out for bad guys, some actual law-related stuff like that.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/crime_stories/93347/1   (414 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Isle of Dogs: Books: Patricia Cornwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Not only is there no Kay Scarpetta, but Isle of Dogs is a comic romp, a real departure for this author.
Nonetheless, Isle of Dogs is for the most part a funny, diverting read and a refreshing departure for Cornwell.
Cornwall manages to poke "fun" at lesbians, Christians, dog lovers and the old TV show, "Bonanza", in a way that makes you wonder what each or any of these constituencies ever did to her.
www.amazon.com /Isle-Dogs-Patricia-Cornwell/dp/039914739X   (1369 words)

  
 Isle of Dogs - Patricia Cornwell - Printed Books Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
New Superintendent of the Virginia State Police, Judy Hammer is at her wits' end trying to protect the public from the politicians and vice versa.
Amid the mayhem, an island off the coast declares UDI - claiming its independence lies with its first settlers - from London's Isle of Dogs.
Isle of Dogs - Patricia Cornwell : Gone To The Dogs!!!
www.dooyoo.co.uk /printed-books/isle-of-dogs-patricia-cornwell   (241 words)

  
 ISLE OF DOGS ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Isle of Dogs and surrounding area.
ISLE OF DOGS ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Isle of Dogs and surrounding area.
Let a good number of agents in Isle of Dogs know your needs - our 'one e-mail to all Isle of Dogs Estate Agents' button at the top of the homepage is ideal for this.
Work closely with the estate agents, they have local knowledge of the property market and house prices in Isle of Dogs.
www.isleofdogs-estateagents.co.uk   (1954 words)

  
 PaperBackSwap.com - Book Details
But the eccentric Isle of Tangier, fourteen miles off the coast of Virginia in the Chesapeake Bay, responds by declaring war on its own state.
I have read all of her books and the "Isle of Dogs" was one of my favorites.
Cheryl H. Angered over the governor's order on speed traps, the eccentric inhabitants of the Isle of Tangier, off the coast of Virginia, declare war on their own state, and it is up to Judy Hammer, the new superintendent of the state police, to stop the crisis.
www.paperbackswap.com /book/details.php?isbn=039914739x   (513 words)

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