The Illustrated London News published intricate artwork on its front covers for more than 160 years, this included historic moments in British history such as royal ceremonies and the Great War – boasting as many as 300,000 readers. The works were by famous artists such as Terence Cuneo, Fortunino Matania and Bryan de Grineau.
Its something we see in sci-fi movies like Judge Dredd and Star Wars, megacities with towering, multi-purpose skyscrapers. This could however soon become a reality. Entitled the ‘Endless City’ project it would see a giant 300m skyscraper built in London with its own complete ecosystem. The building would consist of intertwining ramps leading through business, […]
To commemorate the World War One Centenary across the United kingdom (and Commonwealth) there have been various poignant events to remember the fallen. One hundred years ago on the 4th August 1914 Germany declared war on Russia, thereby putting into motion events that would ultimately devastate Europe – the United Kingdom commemorated this day with […]
Hello all, we are coming ever closer to the very important question which will decide the future of our 300 year old union, the United Kingdom. In September Scotland will vote in a referendum as to whether it will continue to be part of the union or go it solo.At a debate held yesterday by […]
Hollywood blockbuster extraordinaire Tom Cruise is reportedly in talks with JJ Abrams to take up a cameo appearance in the upcoming Star Wars film. According to a ‘film insider’ Tom has been in London for over a week and has been holding meetings with JJ and other members of the production team for Star Wars. […]
Hey everyone! The last month has been a busy one for London, and for any tourist visiting the capital I’m sure its been a sheer delight! First we had the State Opening of Parliament, a tradition that dates back 100’s years where the Monarch announces to both Houses of Parliament (Commons & Lords) Her/His Majesty’s […]
In the summer of 2013 Stephen Frey (undoubtedly a bloody genius) did a small series on the City of London, revealing that essentially it is in a world of it’s own. So bear with me whilst I try to explain just how the City of London functions as its own small entity. Firstly the City […]