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January is a month which bites and blows in thirty-one short, dark days. It usually feels like a month of…

On Autumn

Autumn has crept up again, slinking its way into the air on a cool breeze; sliding into bed next to…

On swimming

Summer in London is languishing under a white cotton sheet, sipping warm water from the glass by the bed. Writhing…

On London Bridge

Stretching from London Bridge down to Forest Hill, Crystal Palace and Lewisham, south east London is a sprawling section of…

On Audiences

When we enter a space that has been designated for traditional performance, a concert hall or theatre, a room with a…

Monument

Climb the steps of the Monument with Harriet Thompson, take in the view, and take a moment. via Monument —

On Lists

In an interview with Der Spiegel in 2009, novelist Umberto Eco referred to lists as ‘the origin of culture’. He…