Interview with Paul Gunton, international tea consultant and author, at Twinings Tea Shop, 216 Strand, 17 December 2010. Twinings Tea and Coffee Shop, 216 Strand, is on the site of one of the oldest coffee houses in London. Dating back to the early 18th century, it was originally called the ‘Golden Lyon’ – hence the…

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This painting was donated to the Geography Department by Ruth Sekyi in 1988. Ruth studied at King’s between 1985 and 1988 but died tragically young in car accident shortly after completing her studies. The painting is very much in keeping with Ruth’s character – totally positive, full of energy and laughter but with a hint…

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My room in King’s College faces out on to the quad and throughout the day today I kept hearing a single shout , that sounded like ‘coaaal…’ coming from the building works on the east wing of Somerset House and repeated every few seconds.  From ground level it was inaudible but from the fourth floor…

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