Sick City Project

'Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be'

Sick City Talks 5 – Natasha McEnroe

When Lytton Strachey set out to puncture Victorian pomposity and hypocrisy in Eminent Victorians (1918), he used the life of Florence Nightingale to unpick the military bungling of the Crimean … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Introducing the Sick City Walks app

‘Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be’, says Mr Woodhouse in Jane Austen’s Emma. Sick City Walks – our new web app for smartphones, which goes live today – offers … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sick City Talks episode 4 – Lauren Sapikowski

30 August is the International Day of the Disappeared – a commemoration of those who have been secretly abducted, imprisoned and murdered by repressive regimes and organisations around the world. … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Anatomy of the City 3 – St Mary Rounceval

Lying between the Saxon palace and abbey of Westminster, half a mile upriver, and the Saxon fish-market beneath the modern Strand, the village of Charing was initially overlooked as settlement … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment