Tag: Samuel Pepys

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  • The shock of destruction

    The shock of destruction

    The particularly strange sense of spectacle that accompanies the modern destruction of landmarks means the moment can be eternally replayed, as images become iconic.

    April 17, 2019
  • Do you maintain a diary?

    Do you maintain a diary?

    A diary is a private property made public by the publisher. The publisher fills his coffers while the poor wretch who slogged with his diary for nights together, could enjoy neither popularity nor royalty, for most diaries are posthumous publications

    January 6, 2019
  • The unforgettable Samuel Pepys

    The unforgettable Samuel Pepys

    One ponders over the profession of England’s world famous diarist, Samuel Pepys, who lived from 1633 to 1703; a personality who also chronicled London’s Great Plague in 1665-66; The Great Fire of London in 1666, and his own observations of life from 1660 to 1669. His famous work, The Diary of Samuel Pepys was published …

    October 27, 2017