London

October 31, 2019

I’ve written before about how London’s public spaces are alive with water features, especially welcome in the periods of extreme heat which are just one symptom of our changing climate. Fountains and lakes have long characterised our parks and, of course, we are a city whose identity is strongly tied to a river. Greenspace Information for

July 14, 2019

“The impetuous creature – a pirate – started forward, sprang away; she had to hold the rail to steady herself, for a pirate it was, reckless, unscrupulous, bearing down ruthlessly, circumventing dangerously, boldly snatching a passenger, or ignoring a passenger, squeezing eel-like and arrogant in between, and then rushing insolently all sails spread up Whitehall.” Virginia

April 15, 2019

I think of Tufnell Park Film Club as a sort of library. A community asset run on a shoestring with understated expertise, it quietly introduces people to each other and to films they may or may not have seen or heard of before. It’s also great value at just twenty quid a year for weekly screenings, an