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Tower BridgeRead MoreSeptember 19, 2020


Tower Bridge, the iconic symbol of London, is open for visitors.

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020


Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

FlightRead MoreAugust 22, 2020

In March I came down to London just before lockdown caused by the pandemic.

Some stories from ShetlandRead MoreAugust 1, 2020

Just down the road from my home in Yell lives an illustrator, Meilo So.

Shetland in summerRead MoreJuly 25, 2020


Shetland in the summer is beautiful...

Ochre find in MexicoRead MoreJuly 18, 2020

A recent discovery in the underwater caves in Mexico has revealed that people were mining ochre 10,000 years ago.

The National Gallery opensRead MoreJuly 11, 2020

This week we have been fortunate enough to go The National Gallery in London's Trafalgar Square. Here is what going to a gallery is like nowadays.

Decolonising collectionsRead MoreJuly 11, 2020

Something very interesting is happening in museums, galleries and collections world-wide, and it has implications for the ways we view and talk about the world.

Costume at the National TheatreRead MoreJuly 4, 2020

At the moment, even though the building is closed, we can still view part of the Costume exhibition at the National Theatre.

Necropolis railwayRead MoreJune 20, 2020


By the middle of the 20th Century, London's cemeteries were full. Something Had To Be Done!