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Kirstie Shedden

The British Museum

In the photo above you can see the wonderful nineteenth century British Museum building we know today, designed by the architect Sir Robert Smirke in

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Richard Cohen

The Art of Bloomsbury podcast

This is a recording of a short interview for Bloomsbury Radio that took place during the recent Bloomsbury Festival with Richard Cohen being asked a

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Lynette Denzey

Art in the Underground

Frank Pick’s legacy This will be my third Blog based on Camden’s tube stations and I do feel I am becoming extremely familiar with, and

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Amber The American Tour Guide

P L Travers and Mary Poppins

Tourists to London often flock to visit locations they have seen in films. With some of the most iconic landmarks on the planet, rich historic

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Sylvia McNamara

Doris Lessing

A life in books I first read the Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing (1919- 2013 ) in my twenties, when I was working in Tanzania,

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Elena Paolini

The Pre-Raphaelites

Bloomsbury’s brothers-in-art Back in my university days, next to the posters of rock stars, prints of ethereal Ophelia and raven-haired Proserpine held a place of

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