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THE RIMBAUD BLAKE WATERLOO LAMBETH WALK

I have created a new walk especially for the Waterloo Festival 2017.  https://www.waterloofestival.com The Rimbaud Blake Waterloo Lambeth Walk is something I’ve always wanted to do, but separately. However I wasn’t sure how to do a satisfying Rimbaud walk in … Continue reading

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BLAKE AND BACON, TWO SOHO ARTISTS

1) Both William Blake and Francis Bacon are regarded as Soho artists, but for different reasons. Blake was born in Soho and lived at several Soho addresses inc. 28 Broadwick Street (now a Patisserie Valerie) and 28 Poland Street. Bacon … Continue reading

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DURHAM HOUSE

My Christopher Marlowe studies have led me to Durham House, a regular and illustrious hangout for the poet in the late 1580s and early 1590s. Durham House was a medieval palace gifted to Sir Walter Raleigh by Queen Elizabeth. It … Continue reading

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RSVP BABYLON

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Work in Progress by Matthew Couper

Matthew Couper

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THE MODERNISTS: WERE THEY ANTI-SEMITES?

A unique literary walk in Kensington is set to debate the vexed question of whether or not the giants of literary modernism in England were anti-semitic. Since their heyday in the 10’s, 20’s and 30’s, and especially following WWII, various accusations have … Continue reading

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URIZEN HEIGHTS

The fields from Islington to Marybone, To Primrose Hill and Saint John’s Wood, Were builded over with pillars of gold, And there Jerusalem’s pillars stood.   The Mayor of London Boris Johnson receives Urizen’s blessing for his decision to approve … Continue reading

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