My Day Out - I have a request. I am making a bookwork about journeys around London (Zones 1 to 6) and I invite you to send me on a trip to a place that you know, or have memories of, or read about in a  book, heard in a song....Please send the name of the underground station (this is a tube map : )and I will visit the place by tube and spend one hour taking photos.  I will then create a bookwork of the place and send you a postcard.... Gandha Key

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Comment by gandha on April 13, 2013 at 10:11pm

Thanks xxjones - I will certainly visit Bunhill Fields Cemetry - in fact it is a place that I pass when I am teaching in the city!  I have never visited Blake's grave though.  Can you tell me what your real name is and where you come from so I can add it to my bookwork?  Thanks! Gandha, Islington, London, UK

Comment by xx Jones on April 13, 2013 at 9:40pm

Here are some instructions on how to find the spot.

Comment by xx Jones on April 13, 2013 at 9:37pm

Hi Gandha,

would you want to visit William Blake's grave at Bunhill Fields. He is buried at Bunhill Fields Burial Grounds for "nonconformists". There is a grave stone there, although the actual location is possibly still unmarked. Watch this short BBC report on it:

There is another interesting clip here:

Bunhill Fields Burial Grounds
38 City Rd London, Greater London EC1Y 1AU‎

The nearest tube station is Old Street, I think.

I used to live in London, but I have never been at that site.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 12, 2013 at 11:55am

Good to see you again at IUOMA, Gandha Key!

Please visit my favorite underground station...and the above neighborhood:

Notting Hill Gate



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