Category Archives: London

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is a dominant feature on London’s skyline. There are also lines of sight at ground level as you approach the Cathedral from a number of directions. In addition to all that, local development has very cleverly employed … Continue reading

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A Leica, an Exhibition, and a Walk

Last week I attended a workshop at the Leica Akademie in London and not only held a Leica M but also spent an hour walking around Mayfair using it. That is likely to be an unrepeatable experience. And it was … Continue reading

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The Tall Ships Festival

Yesterday, my wife and I went down to Greenwich to see the Parade of Sail – the finale to the five-day Tall Ships Festival. The Tall Ships Festival is an annual event in London, but this year’s event has seen … Continue reading

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Having a Lie Down

I was in Tate Modern last Monday, and whenever I’m there I can’t resist standing on the first floor balcony that overlooks the massive old Turbine Hall and indulging in a few minutes of people-watching. I spotted this man lying … Continue reading

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You looking at Me?

When I was in London a few weeks ago I covered a lot of ground. So far I’ve only posted images from the Charing Cross area – click here and here for examples. Prior to that I was in the … Continue reading

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Streamers

John Lewis – a chain of up-market department stores in the UK is celebrating 150 years of business. We were in London last week and popped into the flagship store on Oxford Street and were surprised by superlative displays in … Continue reading

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Fleeting Figures

This is the third in a series of Posts displaying images from the Hungerford Bridge crossing over the Thames from Charing Cross to South Bank. There is an alternative route onto this bridge from the one described in my previous … Continue reading

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