Southwark, London

hellosarah@secretarcticbase.com

Search

Cities Tag

Blackfriars Bridge London

Thames Bridges


 





 

Stories Of The Smoke… ДЫМ

SNOB Magazine Russian Edition


Jurassic London’s ‘Stories Of The Smoke’, it turns out, has been published in Russia. Eight selections from ‘Stories of the Smoke’ have been translated and published, as part of a special edition hardcover, for SNOB magazine.

Lavie Tidhar. Tel Aviv Dossiers.

And Tea Stains.

Into the city of Tel Aviv the whirlwinds come, and nothing will ever be the same.
[blockquote blockquote_style=”overlayed” align=”none” text_align=”center” cite=”- Lavie Tidhar -“]

Through a city torn apart by a violence they cannot comprehend, three disparate people—a documentary film-maker, a yeshiva student, and a psychotic fireman—must try to survive, and try to find meaning: even if it means being lost themselves. As Tel Aviv is consumed, a strange mountain rises at the heart of the city, and shows the outline of what may be another, alien world beyond. Can there be redemption there? Can the fevered rumours of a coming messiah be true?

As the city loses contact with the outside world and closes in on itself, as the few surviving children play and scavenge in the ruins, can innocence survive, and is it possible for hope to spring amid such chaos?

A potent mixture of biblical allusions, Lovecraftian echoes, science fiction and contemporary culture, The Tel Aviv Dossier is part supernatural thriller, part meditation on the nature of belief—an original and involving novel painted on a vast canvas in which, beneath the despair, humour is never absent.

[/blockquote]
And it needs a new cover.

Blackfriars Bridge London

Sphinx & The South Bank

PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE LONDON EMBANKMENT

There sadly weren’t any riddles involved – maybe if I’d have waited longer – but a little snapping walking home through London Town along the Embankment. I love that the sphinx is always waiting by the Thames. Cleopatra’s Needle is fascinating – simple by being there. And on a winter evening, at dusk, you can actually take a little time to shoot some pics as the tourists float away.