Monthly Archives: January 2014

Rimbaud and Verlaine’s Arrival

Rimbaud and Verlaine arrived in London in the autumn of 1872. Charing Cross Station was their arrival point. This was how the area looked when the poets arrived, with the Victorian replacment of the medieval ‘Eleanor Cross’ prominent. In 1874, … Continue reading

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SHELLEY ET AL

Ann Wroe once warned me that it wouldn’t be easy to do a Shelley walk in London. She’s right. It’s not impossible but it’s an epic undertaking, for the mind and the feet. I’m working on it. He crammed a … Continue reading

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