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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Cimetière du Père Lachaise Part 1

by Christina In a couple of weeks I’m going to Paris. I’ve been there in every season except springtime, which according to poetry and literature throughout the ages, is the ultimate time to go. (‘When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise‘ – Henry Miller, Tropic of […]

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The London Month of the Dead 2014

by Sheldon October! Traditionally the month of ghosts and ghouls, as the veil between the living and the dead becomes that little bit thinner. Naturally cemeteries around this time take on a slightly more spectral appearance as the weather shifts from summer into Autumn: the very trees themselves becoming skeletal as the leaves drop slowly […]

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