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Inside St Paul’s Cathedral

Inside St Paul’s Cathedral

My name’s Amy and I’m a ‘no photography’ rule flouter. Many a time I’ve felt the shoulder tap…

Cousins Across The Centuries

Cousins Across The Centuries

The most famous symbol of human-caused extinction – the dodo – and the ubiquitous pigeon have more in common than you might think…

Custom-Built Cocktail

Custom-Built Cocktail

Four key components must come together to make the perfect cocktail – vessel, liquid, ice and garnish…

Law And Order

Law And Order

Though it occupies a site which has been a centre of power since at least the Middle Ages…

Body Building

Body Building

A company in London does a roaring trade in arms, legs, torsos and various other body parts.

An Interview With: David Hoffman

Photojournalist David Hoffman has spent more than 40 years photographing the happenings on the streets of London…

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

888,246 ceramic poppies planted in the moat of the Tower of London: each flower commemorates the death of a soldier who fought for Britain during World War I. The poppies, created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins and set by stage designer Tom Piper, mark the 100th...

A Skirt Of Stones

Before Thomas Hardy embarked full time on the poetry and writing for which he is celebrated today, he studied architecture in London. It was during this period in the 1860s that the Midland Railway line was being built through Kings Cross. Hardy, at the instruction of...

Do Pets Go To Heaven?

An obscure tip-off led me down a path in Hyde Park, where I happened upon an unusually unlocked gate. Pushing through it, then through dense thicket, I arrived at a pint sized cemetery. Here, 120-odd years ago, around 300 Victorians had buried their pets. Each tiny...