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My London

  Daisy Dunn formerly lived in Wimbledon. This is the 15th article in our regular series “My London”. Wimbledon was the first place I knew. My...

A Different Sort of Provocation

  This January I moved from a flat in central Exeter to a wooden house in the Loire Valley. I’ve replaced the urban sprawl with...

Under the Stars

Federico Beltran Masses: Under the Stars, Stair Sainty Gallery, London, February 10 – March 24, 2016 ‘I arrive in London with the nerves of a...

Response to Finding a Fossil at Writhlington Coal Batches

  A Fossil (a Fern) on Writhlington Batches Re-Take (Pt.II) Time not as we know it but another time quite skilled in losing things. Time pressed flat in...

Libertarian Disposition

  The Prose Factory: Literary Life in England Since 1918, D. J. Taylor, Chatto & Windus, 528pp, 2016, £25 (hardcover) Sweeping prognoses of decline are pretty...


  Mum thinks I’m Dad. She’s holding me and won’t let me go. I could be wrong but the way she took me by the arms...

Fascicle 41

  Winner of The London Magazine Short Story Competition 2016.   Sometime between 1858 and 1864, Emily Dickinson embarked upon her self-publishing career. She copied out in...

Horticultural Flamboyance

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, Royal Academy of Arts, London, until 10th April 2016 ‘Painting the Modern Garden’ should be a brilliant winter...

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