Tag: World War One

Spitfire review: Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition

Spitfire review: Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition

Hello all, I’ve recently returned from my holiday in Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. While I was topping up my tan between taking swims in the hotel’s pool, I discovered a book that I’d downloaded on my kindle and forgotten about. The journals of Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition. Scott was a British …

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Review: The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

Review: The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

Hello everyone, I’m not normally a fan of poetry, it isn’t my forte (although I did achieve a first in my poetry module at uni) but one of the poems I do know is The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. This poem is taught in schools in the UK (I remember a copy of the poem being …

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London Oddities

London Oddities

London is my city and despite the delayed trains and miserable weather I’m proud to call myself a Londoner. I also pride myself on knowing some of the city’s secrets. Takes these as writing prompts or just enjoy their existence.

Inspiration: Aldwych The Abandoned Tube Station

Inspiration: Aldwych The Abandoned Tube Station

The first thing you notice about Aldwych station is its age. The ox blood bricks stands out against the city landscape. The surrounding buildings (mostly owned by King’s Collage London) are engraved with stone dragons and gargoyles, most of their walls are a sand colour making the station stick out like a spot of acne on an otherwise unblemished skin.