Poetry Matters

How London writers featured on our literary walking tours valued poetry We love to relate how, in 1944, Edith Sitwell gave a public reading of her poem about the Blitz, “Still Falls the Rain”, in a theatre in London. As she … Read More

St James’s and its Literary Gents

man at statue of Beau Brummell, Jermyn Street, St. James's, London Literary Tours, Aldous Huxley, Evelyn Waugh, London literary walks

When most Londoners think of a London region perfect for a literary tour, they think first of Bloomsbury, then maybe Southwark, Soho or Chelsea. They don’t think of St James’s for two basic reasons. One, they forget about the fabulous London … Read More