Month: April 2013

London’s Signs of the Times

Grateful Graduate Project: Reasons to Be Grateful 37-46 London’s relationship with time, as with any other place, is an interesting one to observe. It sits simultaneously in history , the present, and in the future while regulating the pace at which  daily life unfolds in both big and more discrete ways. It is a city that holds an interesting relationship with time that I’ve been looking at while walking through the city. I’m grateful for how time is embedded into the city and how it appears in so many different guises: #37 I am grateful for the markers of moments, specific dates and times that are inscribed into the space of London.  Monuments are huge in London, as everyone will know. This is not always the case in all cities!  Yet here, the city has found a way of immortalising events, moments, specific times. #38 traces of epochs and eras:  Beyond markers of moments, the city is full of echoes of bygone eras and entire epochs: London’s time as part of a Roman past,  as a hot …