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Fitzrovia’s spooky haunts

8:49 am, Friday, 31 October 2014

What do singer Freddie Mercury, philosopher Jeremy Bentham, a leper, a brewery worker, two nurses, a German officer and a bewhiskered butler have in common? Their ghosts have all been reportedly seen in the area. Freddie Mercury’s ghost was seen by several people at [...]

See Red Women’s Workshop

7:12 am, Wednesday, 12 June 2013

By Sue Blundell ‘The State and Sexist Advertising Cause Illness’; ‘Fight the Cuts’; ‘The Freedom of the Press Belongs to Those who Control the Press’. Though these rallying cries may seem completely relevant today, they in fact appeared on posters created in [...]