This year the London Underground celebrated its sesquicentennial. A hundred and fifty years, that is, since the first steam trains puffed their way beneath the streets from Paddington to Farringdon in… Read article
Do you drive? I do not, cannot and will not, but my borderline phobic attitude to the motor car exists in tandem with a genuine, epicurean love for the smell of petrol; just as the olfactory bang of f… Read article
The 6th November, 2001 is not a day in which history is especially interested. But those who watched Fox in the US that evening might remember it. The first episode of 24 had been put back so as not t… Read article
‘If you’re gonna spew, spew into this.’ Wayne’s World (1992) It was one of the first times I’d flown, and my delight in the mountain tops and puffs of cloud through the window was disrupte… Read article
61 Days documents the time I spent last year living in an apartment in Little Italy with my friend Jessie as she created a new life for herself in New York. … Read article
Whatever happened to my invisible watch? I can't have lost it. I don't remember a day when it disappeared. Was there a time when I still wore it underneath my Swatch watch or Casio? Is it buried at th… Read article
Imagine this: a couple of official-looking suits roll up to your place of work, twist their ties up to 11, and demand – with no apparent good reason – that you close up shop. That’s it, they say… Read article
List of Contributors
Natalia Calvocoressi is a photographer and exhibition designer living in London.
Susanna Hislop is an actor, writer and theatre maker living in London. @SusannaHislop
Dan Stevens is an actor and writer living in New York. He was one of the judges of the Man Booker prize 2012. @thatdanstevens
James Wade is a beer drinker, a scholar of medieval literature, and a fellow of Christ's College Cambridge.