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One of the stand-out gardens at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show appeared to replicate the pea in its structure. ‘The Seedlip Garden’ had a circular pool, round stepping stones, and a ‘Peavillion’ housing a collection of articles about...
I returned to work on a dismal Tuesday morning, emerging from the main entrance of London, Fenchurch Street, railway station under opaque grey skies. During my extended absence, the shopfronts of the old city had been divested of their...
UPDATE: EXTENDED CLOSING DATE  The competition will now be open for entries until November 15th.Autumn is just around the corner, which means The London Magazine‘s Short Story Competition 2017 is upon us.The London Magazine has published short stories by some...
This competition is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. The longlist, shortlist and winners will be announced over the next few months. Keep checking our ‘Competitions’ section and sign up to our newsletter for updates.Autumn is here, which means The London...
Leave the world alone and close the door, seal this room from everything outside, nothing else exists but these four walls; we have eight hours and five minutes to decideDrape your charm around me and yourself, chide and choke the past and stop...
She walks past the wave Of curious glances An apparition eluding Light and desire Everything she hides from Trembles in her body She remembers the lures In every street But no street will ever Remember her Only the walls and the mirror Engrave her silence Her memory remains buried Among blind objects Certain...
SUFFER THE COUNTRYSuffer the curled up corpses of the tortured Suffer the cluttered ranks of the bound and the beaten Suffer the pleading eyes of those to be slain Suffer the insanity of the bullet, the tank, the gunship And the firebreathing jet Suffer...
Excerpt from Chapter OneThe battle was over, but still Kazuteru ran. He had duty to fulfil. The young samurai ignored the howling of his lungs and the ache within his muscles and bore forth his sacred burden: a dagger...

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