Death is All Around Us: The Plague Pits of London

If you walk down Victoria Street in London on a beautiful, sunny afternoon, you’ll find dozens of picnickers sitting in Christchurch Gardens. Some will be suited up in jackets and ties, clutching briefcases in one hand and local supermarket sandwiches in another. Others will be tourists taking a moment to rest their wary bones before […]

Under The Knife – Episode 2: The Plague Doctor

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Per1onjC1ug?list=UU3cjfHkbc-xaExDZf9E98-A] In the 2nd Episode of Under The Knife, I discuss the history of bubonic plague and that notorious beaked mask that has come to symbolize one of the world’s most terrifying diseases. Alex Anstey, Adrian Teal and I have worked hard on this video – we hope you like it! If you enjoy Under The […]