Day 5: London’s Leafy Cemeteries Offer Peace And Quiet

Saturday. The time of week where my partner and I usually go on a long walk to detach our brains from work. But today we felt slightly conflicted.

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Day 4: Let’s Give Ourselves Credit For Our Ability To Adapt

Today marked the end of the first week of my whole company working remotely. Initially it felt like it would be a big upheaval but the reality was quite different.

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Day 3: What Does The Great Outdoors Mean To You?

With all the talk of boundaries, bans and social distancing I’m starting to view the outdoors in the most literal sense of the word: Just being outside.

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Day 2: Choose Your Screensaver To Create Calm

It was dreary today. I didn’t make it outside for a proper walk and the promise of yesterday’s spring seemed very distant all of a sudden.

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Day 1: Spring Has Arrived In Ladywell Fields, London

So here it is. Day one of social distancing.

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London’s Shortest Season: Green Spaces In The East

Better late than never. It seems that proper summer, as opposed to ‘that warm week we always get in May’ has finally hit England’s capital. Temperatures have inched over 25 for the first time this year, and the infamous Central Line has inevitably become a sauna.

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Abney Park Cemetery, London

At the edge of London’s Zone 2 there’s a wilderness. The constant hum of traffic is replaced by nesting birds, damp ground underfoot and a thick canopy that drops dappled shadows onto the pale faces of long-forgotten gravestones.

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Walking Through 500 Years At Hampton Court Palace

Of all losses, time is the most irrecuperable for it can never be redeemed.” (Henry VIII of England)

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Celebrating 500 Years At Hampton Court Palace

There are few places that evoke the past better than Hampton Court Palace.

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The Art Of Anatomy At London’s Hunterian Museum

Did you know that barnacles have stomachs? It had never crossed my mind. Neither had I formed opinions on the size of salmon’s ovaries or the intricate structure of a whale’s bladder.

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