When I stopped moving, so did the world

  Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty waves of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, yet pass over the mystery of themselves without a thought. St. Augustine,┬áConfessions 2013 Sitting in Oxford, and I distinctly remember one of my… Continue reading When I stopped moving, so did the world

Childhood spaces revisited; The Natural History Museum, London

Natural History Museum, London, parrots, sunny, tourist, attraction,

Aspects of a colonial past and a large-scale public education project haunt this childhood space.

The British Library, in six objects

A world-renowned institution. A gallery of treasures. A place where history "lives"?

“A hidden gem” – The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, London

A quick peek at one of the most exquisite - and accessible - collections of 18th century French art, armoury, furniture and more, a stone's throw away from Oxford Street shopping.