Category: Forgotten People

Oh! Ken Tynan!

Article by Eddie Watson. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell. Kenneth Peacock Tynan (1927-1980) has one of the most suitable middle names in British history. He was an immensely influential theatre critic, journalist, writer, and most of all, flamboyant show…

Slightly Out of Focus

Article by Sanchia Zucker Rodriguez. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell. My grandfather, Jesús Rodríguez, survived many certain death like a cat with nine lives. In 1939 sitting under a tree with his comrade indulging in vino tinto and chorizo,…

The Slovak-Hungarian Flying Dutchman

Article by Juraj Sott. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell. The Slovak-Hungarian architect Ladislav Edvard Hudec is famous for his architectural works carried out in Shanghai between 1918-1945. Despite having influenced Shanghai’s architecture on a great scale, Hudec’s persona was…