The Centre of the World

Blog URL:http://centreoftheworld.wordpress.com
Blog Tags:architecture, London, photography, art, city, books, music, poetry, world
Country:United Kingdom
Location:LONDON

A collection of photos and found items combined with literature and poetry from around the world (but mainly in London)...



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My friend, I’ve been lying all my life. Even when I was telling the truth. From Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Demons (1871)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: art, Delhi, demon, devil, Dostoyevsky, India, photography...

To Be Haunted

on Nov 28, 2016 in: Photographs, art, photography, UK

To live is to be haunted. From Philip K Dick’s Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (1974)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: art, ghosts, graffiti, haunted, Margate, Philip K Dick, photography, UK...

Eyes as black and as shiny as chips of obsidian stared back into his. They were eyes like black holes, letting nothing out, not even information. From Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys (2005)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: architecture, Brazil, Neil G...

More of your conversation would infect my brain. From William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus (1608-1609)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: art, Barcelona, conversation, MACBA, photography, Shakespeare, Spain...

He who controls the spice controls the universe. From Frank Herbert’s Dune (1965)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: bazaar, Dune, Istanbul, market, photography, spice, Turkey...

I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of ‘Admin’. From CS Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters (1942)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: architecture, Asia, building, Hong Kong, office, photography, work...

Because children grow up, we think a child’s purpose is to grow up. But a child’s purpose is to be a child. From Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia (2002)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: baby, Brazil, child, doll, photography, Sao P...