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Outside the lens: photographing old buildings in their modern setting

A guest post by freelance photographer Samantha Obman, who is drawing on HEIR images as the inspiration for her latest work.

Photography gives importance to an event or place when someone finds it meaningful and chooses to save/document it. 658 more words

Lantern Slide

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Joseph Addison - The Vision of Mizra and Westminster Abbey

On May 1, 1672, English essayist, poet, playwright and politician Joseph Addison was born.  He passed away on June 17, 1719.  Along with his friend, Richard Steele, he co-founded  47 more words

Thought For The Day

Is the London Pass worth buying? Generally no, but just barely for us.

We landed in London in the middle of October.  And then we did nothing.  For weeks we just hung out in our little neighborhood of East Finchley, taking a break from being tourists or adventurers.   1,925 more words

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Medieval Wheathampstead

Our next lecture, and the last for 2017, is by Mike Smith on Exploring the Medieval Manor of Wheathampstead.  Mike is a member of our sister organisation, the Wheathampstead History Society, as well as an active member of the Community Archaeology Geophysics Group.  48 more words

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Just London Things...

In case you hadn’t yet heard, I’m in London! Sometimes, when I’m in my room, doing homework, or going to classes, it’s easy to forget that. 1,095 more words

Prince Harry Rebelled at a Royal Event This Weekend

Prince Harry was formerly the most rebellious royal, but in the year since he started dating actress Meghan Markle, he’s settled down considerably. However, Harry returned to his bad boy ways this past weekend, when appeared alongside his family at a public event. 339 more words

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Holiday Days

The last couple of days have been quieter but no less interesting.  We have been having lazy mornings to start the days and doing things that have not really lent themselves to taking photographs. 237 more words

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