While on holiday in Yorkshire last month, my friends and I decided to go up to Newcastle for the day. I didn't know much about the city, except that it was at the heart of the industrial revolution in Britain and that it's where Dire Straits singer Mark Knopfler is from. In fact, while making... Continue Reading →
My travels in Wales, Scotland, England and Ireland came to an end two months ago, so it seems like a good time to present a chronicle of my time over there in my preferred manner: self-portraits.
I am currently doing an internship in Swansea, South Wales, and on my way there last week I spent a most lovely day in Bath, in England. A charming little town, Bath was most famously inhabited by Jane Austen and, just a little before that, by the Romans. What I was most excited to see were... Continue Reading →
While doing research for my MA thesis, I came across the website of the National Archives, which some time ago had a great exposition called The Art of War. Do check it out: there's book illustrations, propaganda posters, videos, and an overview of official British war artists. Since my thesis focuses on women during the Second... Continue Reading →
Notice! Because I'm reformatting my photos, this post is without pictures at the moment. London is a city I can never get enough of. I went for the fifth time this week, and I was again delighted to the point of giddiness by the unexpected, the old, the new, the classic, the alternative, and... Continue Reading →