In the 1920s, Paris was a magnet for painters, writers and photographers, from Picasso to Hemingway. Former muse and model was Kiki de Montparnasse - she leads us around this mix of artistic genius and glittering sin.
Behind SoHo's rampant consumption are traces of a radical artists community. Historian Yukie Ohta walks us through this transformation from run down manufacturing into a vibrant creative community in the 1960s and 70s.
The people who came to Greenwich Village were both insiders and outsiders, not native New Yorkers but outcasts from Mainstream America, who came here to be liberated from their pasts. Forthcoming.
In this park is an old, forgotten dovecote, where Henry VIII once kept a monkey on a silver chain. Today, visit its varied habitats and find a secret spot to sit quietly and escape the city. A Mayor of London funded project.