Death Doodles of the Deceased

Graffiti isn’t a new feature or problem in our environments. It’s been happening for hundreds and thousands of years – you could argue hieroglyphics are a form of graffiti (I actually remember a Channel 5 documentary I saw years ago saying that the stone and chisel were the ancient Egyptian’s equivalent of a marker pen). […]

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The Men in Scarlet

Mention the name ‘Chelsea’ and two things spring to mind; the iconic flower show or the Pensioners who reside in a fine building on the River Thames. Their  distinctive red coats and tricorn hats are an iconic part of British culture and Pensioners are often seen sorting their uniform when out and about. In a […]

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Life Overlooking Death

Imagine being in hospital and glancing out of the window. The first thing you see is a cemetery.  Beautiful juxtaposition or unfortunate irony? Behind Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith  is the oasis of Margravine Cemetery; now commonly used as a cut -through between the hospital and Barons Court station.  Where once orchards and market gardens […]

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