Ardizzone: A Retrospective, at the House of Illustration

Ardizzone: A Retrospective, at the House of Illustration

Although it has been open for a couple of years, The House of Illustration is still not really on the map. It occupies an old building next door to St Martin’s and Central School of Art in the Alphaville of King’s Cross and was the brainchild of Sir Quentin Blake...

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King Edward VII’s Hospital: The hospital with a charitable conscience

King Edward VII’s Hospital: The hospital with a charitable conscience

Clinical excellence, a culture of kindness and a charitable conscience – these three pillars underpin the vision of King Edward VII’s Hospital, a highly regarded private hospital and registered charity operating in the Harley Street medical district. For the past 68 years, the Hospital has been located on Beaumont Street...

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Astronomy: Helix Nebula

Astronomy: Helix Nebula

Deep in the far south of the zodiacal constellation Aquarius lies NGC7293, the Helix Nebula. This object illustrates one of the best examples of the last stages in the evolutionary track of a star similar to our Sun. It was discovered in 1824 by Karl Ludwig Harding during his early...

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