War

Things to do in London

Get on a train and pretend to be a spy

I have wanted to go to Bletchley Park since the Imitation Game came out because Cumberbatch. It was one of ‘those’ London activities that is on the list but I never seemed to get around to. Every weekend, exhausted from a week of work and staying up too late binge watching Netflix, the thought of […]

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Street art and galleries in London

The remnants of the war on Brick Lane

You can walk by something a hundred times and never see all there is to see. Case in point is the courtyard behind theĀ Old Truman Brewery (just off Brick Lane). I was walking through and saw some odd shadows – I looked up and saw the remnants of the Giant War.

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Street art and galleries in London

Art that can save the world

  Functional beauty is the cry of a world in recession. We can’t afford to dream of art any more, so we fill our homes with pretty teacups and cover ourselves with meaningful tattoos. Thankfully the art world is finally catching on. The glorious sculpture above is not only aesthetically pleasing but is actually a […]

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Books

Motivation Monday – the Wilfred Owen edition

Back in high school, I gave my best death glare to the English teacher who tried to get me to read this. Turns out, it is one of my favourite ever poems. Read, feel sadness, feel anger and ponder the destiny of mankind.   Dulce et Decorum Est By Wilfred Owen Bent double, like old […]

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