Tag Archives: The Thames

Urban Crawling – The Monument, London

While today’s urban climbers and psychogeographers attempt to access liminal anti-spaces, those opposed to elitism in culture are taking up urban crawling – that is to say they are visiting popular and crowded tourist spots. This weekend my urban crawl … Continue reading

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Things To Do & Avoid Doing In London During A Wet Olympic Games

Curious about what those stuck in London over the summer but keen to avoid the Olympics might do, I decided to visit a few museums to check out various free tourist attractions. I started with the John Soame Museum in … Continue reading

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Art Is Dead Baby: The Tate Modern UBS ‘Long Weekend’

After its sponsor UBS AG went into near financial meltdown, Tate Modern named this year’s UBS Long Weekend ‘Do It Yourself’ (22-25 May 2009) and based it around an Arte Povera exhibition. UBS is both a private and investment bank, … Continue reading

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