A Guide to Surviving A Pandemic by Sophie Parkin

To make it through a pandemic – if you are me – You will need: A telephone, modern mobile pref Some books, assorted 50-100 – fiction, poetry, short stories, history, philosophy, autobiog, art, various dictionaries A wifi connection + laptop One projector Some empty jam jars – about 30 Weekly delivery from Oddbox – fruit […]

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Living in London during Lockdown – Sophie Parkin

Sophie Parkin is a writer, artist and poet. Her most recent book is A History of Soho’s The Colony Club. She owns an artist club in East London Vout-o-Reenees. During the lockdown, she’s taken to the cocktail shaker. With or without her ex-husband, Jan. I nearly lost it yesterday. I thought I was enjoying this time. […]

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The Culture Interview: John Claridge

Sophie Parkin questions remarkable photographer, John Claridge who was born in Plaistow. His new book East End shows a part of London that we have forgotten but he has not. How old are you and how old do you feel? My wife, Janet, sometimes thinks I act like a twelve-year-old, a little harsh I think, […]

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