The latest in the ongoing seasonal, pre-Samhain Halloween Necroblog. Last weekend, a crack Blather team descended upon the sprawling Necropolis of London’s Highgate Cemetery. No Vampires were injured in the process… I visited Highgate Cemetery in London last weekend – was dismayed at first by the restrictions on photography, but was able to take quite […]
The Elgin Marbles, known also as the Parthenon Marbles, are a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures, inscriptions and architectural members that originally were part of the Parthenon and other buildings on the Acropolis of Athens
Charles Dickens' home. In 1837 at the young age of 25, Charles Dickens, his wife Catherine (Hogarth) and baby son Charley made this Georgian house their London home. The house (now a small museum) reflects much of Dickens's early life as a young and ambitious author: it was here that he wrote the last six editions of the Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby and Barnaby Rudge.