Sean Thomas

What a greasy spoon in West London tells us about the threat of nuclear war

George’s Café on Blythe Road has a very curious history

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All-day diners feasting on the full English, the cheese omelette or the celebrated sausage sandwich (£3.80) at George’s Café, at 36 Blythe Road, Hammersmith, probably don’t realise they are dining at an address which is pivotal in global cultural history. So pivotal, in fact, that it might just tell us whether human civilisation is about to be extinguished in a nuclear holocaust.

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