The Blue Wall by Homer Sykes

‘When the wall went up, I knew it was time to call it a day,’ This was in 2007, when photographer Homer Sykes, who had been capturing images of the land that would soon be consumed by the London 2012 Games, finished his year long project

Cyclists take on gruelling Tour de France style race for charity

A team of cyclists from London will be taking on three stages of the Tour De France in a gruelling challenge through the Alps. The event, called Trois Etapes, is fronted by 2008 Tour de France winner Carlos Sastre and takes place from 29th to 31st July.
 

The BLDGBLOG Book

In his brilliantly executed blog BLDGBLOG, begun in 2004 and read by millions, Geoff Manaugh decided to write only about the things that invigorated him...

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Stirred with an interest in ancient fairy tales by Romantics Clemens Brentano and Ludwig von Arnim, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm began to collect and write down tales that had been handed down for generations in their hometown of Kassel, Germany. Originally published in 1812, by the time the seventh edition was printed a few years later, Grimm’s Fairy Tales contained 211 stories.

Metamorphoses

This narrative poem by Roman author Ovid, completed in AD 8, describing the creation and history of the world, has become one of the most popular works of mythology.