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Eastern State Penitentiary

They say it’s one of the most haunted places in America…

They say that it was at first a penitentiary made for solitary confinement only. 205 more words

Travel Photography

Touring Alcatraz

It stood still, in the midst of undulating sea waves smashing against it immortally. Only green shrubs were seen along the fringe of the layers of terrain in the isle, preventing a monochromic appearance of a khaki mass of rock from afar. 1,361 more words


A Halloween @ The Eastern State Penitentiary

Here’s the highlight of my first Halloween back in the US after four years in India. Even though I chose not to dress up this time, I rather enjoyed a midnight trip to the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. 42 more words


Penitentiary (Extract)



When he was a child, Martin Tennyson had discovered that the world had more colour when he was dreaming. If his eyes were closed then landscapes were sharpened; the blues, reds and greens all startlingly vivid in his mind’s eye. 569 more words

Creative Writing

Bad Boy Blues

Recently I picked up a large box that had been mailed to me from California. It was as light as a feather and gave no hint of its contents. 363 more words

Just Beyond The Green Doors

Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania