Beauty in Death: Visiting Keats’ Grave

Keats

What do you do when you know your life is going to be cut short? Or worse: what do you do when you’re dying and you believe the thing you cared most about is worthless? John Keats (1795-1821) was an utterly tragic figure. Scolded for his poetry during his lifetime, he contracted tuberculosis at an … Read more Beauty in Death: Visiting Keats’ Grave

Exploring the Ugly – Impressions of the Millennium Mills

Silvertown is, without a doubt, one of London’s strangest districts. Walking through East Silvertown, you still feel the working-class roots bubbling beneath the surface of an otherwise increasingly gentrified capital, always with the odd odour from the Tate & Lyle sugar factory penetrating your nostrils, even though the area’s industry is becoming more dominated by … Read more Exploring the Ugly – Impressions of the Millennium Mills