6 mn read It is ten years since I published The Colony Room Club 1948-2008 book, almost nine years since Jan Vink and I took over the lease of the crypt in Tower Hill/Aldgate and made it into the Vout-O-Reenees arts club. It’s five years since I left that marriage. Four years post–divorce, we are still working together. […]
6 mn read I wrote that in 2020. It is also human to forget. Already the idea that we had that time when we couldn’t see each other for dinner or a cup of tea is vanishing into the mists.
10 mn read To make it through a pandemic – if you are me – You will need:
5 mn read 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.
6 mn read 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.
< 1 mn read There are disadvantages, My lack of Algebra, But how you could do the maths. When adding up all this used time, Equations disappear like a boy-racer on the run Sums dawdle and toddle in a toyshop rhyme. I would like to express some time as – A = X 1 million. Other times don‘t deserve […]