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The Dirty Secret of the Underground
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The London underground has a secret. A dirty one, one which excludes vulnerable people from it’s services. Back in 2006, TFL promised to double the number of step free stations to over 90. It’s now 2019 and there still haven’t hit made their goal. So what happened? Why isn’t TFL making its network more accessible? And what […]

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  • Keats House: Keats, Byron and the Shelleys (Museum)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews

    Keats House Museum in Hampstead is devoting much of its autumn programme to the work, literary influence and friendship of poets John Keats, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and Frankenstein novelist Mary Shelley. Keats and Shelley were quite close. On hearing of Keats’ ailing health, Shelley advised him to convalesce at Shelley’s family retreat in Italy […]

  • How the Great Poets Captured Autumn
    Posted in: Features, People

    AUTUMN is one of the four seasons most commonly associated with romance because of the vision of lovers walking holding hands through leaves shed by trees in parks and woodlands. This is despite the drop in temperature and if anything the colder weather makes hugs and cuddly behavior even more necessary. Spring would probably claim first […]