Part historical/cultural research project, part exercise in acute environmental observation, Chivers’ ode to the Walbrook – “ghost and friend of the City” – is an immersive, beautifully executed exercise in urban psychogeography. (Wild Culture) If you missed the initial, sold-out run of The Walbrook Pilgrimage, it’s your lucky day – I am leading five moreContinue reading “Five new dates for The Walbrook Pilgrimage”
Time Out asked me to select five secret spots in London for their readers. Here are the results.
Chuffed to have an essay in the latest incarnation of The New Wolf – New Cartography. Have a read (my contribution is on p.53).
Last night I was letting my eye wander around the late sixteenth century Agas Map (as reproduced by the London Topographical Society in their handsome A to Z of Elizabethan London). I’m pretty familiar with the Agas, but I came across a mysterious feature I’d not noticed before. See that hill to the right, directlyContinue reading “London’s Golgotha”
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‘The construction, or if we want to be more accurate, the excavation of the multitude of realities lurking underneath the practice of everyday life has come to be seen as a basic writing tool of writers and poets dealing with urban life. The mechanical nature of urban time and usability as urban life’s ultimate preconditionContinue reading “An introduction to my work by Theodoros Chiotis”