Tag Archive: history

Postcards from Richmond Lock

Spa Bandstand, Scarborough

Today, as the weather was bright, I tripped out to Scarborough for a few hours. Whilst I was there I took the time to photograph this classic building that stands proud of the… Continue reading

The Girl on the Bridge: Lendal Bridge, York

Thomas Page designed this bridge. He was a 19th century civil engineer with a penchant for Gothic architecture and in addition to designing the Lendal and Skeldergate bridges of York he also worked… Continue reading

The Girl on the Bridge: Millennium Bridge, London

The Millennium Bridge in London is a striking representation of the barest bones of architecture: a steel skeletal suspension forging a connection not just between north and south London but between the progressive… Continue reading

Postcards from Byland Abbey

Black Friday 100 years on: My stint as a Suffragette

Yesterday was my birthday and although I was spoilt rotten by those around me I spent a great portion of the evening doing the exact opposite of celebrating: commemorating. My birthday coincides with… Continue reading

My Notes on Berlin

As a city Berlin, particularly former East Berlin, is a slate wiped clean. It’s difficult to believe that beneath its smooth, reconstructed surface there is a rather raw and recent history of subjection,… Continue reading