Category Archives: London

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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At the end of the passageway_2

This follows on from my previous post. I was on my way from Charing Cross to Southbank via Hungerford Bridge. About a minute’s walk after taking the images in Passing By, you reach a long narrow closed-in passageway. A bit … Continue reading

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Behave

Trafalgar Square in Central London is home to Nelson’s column, iconic Lions, fountains, the fourth plinth and….pigeons. Hundreds if not thousands of pigeons. They sit everywhere and they do what all birds do – poop. I saw the stare of … Continue reading

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Superimposed

Two weeks ago I stopped off at London Bridge to take a look at The Shard (Europe’s tallest building). As soon as I stepped outside it started to rain and so was I was quite rapidly driven back inside where … Continue reading

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Noticed

Today’s image was taken last week in London as I walked up Vauxhall Bridge Road from Tate Britain in Pimlico to Victoria Station. The sun was lighting up this tall stepped glass façade and I just snapped it with the … Continue reading

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Above the Heart

The title of this Post will only make any sense if you saw my last post (click here to view). Today’s image is in response to a request. You see – I do listen to requests. Melinda Green Harvey (do … Continue reading

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Variety Street

If one of the measures of a City’s status is the vitality and diversity of its modern architecture, then London is right up there with the greats. Walk through London, not just the well-known streets, but the back waters and … Continue reading

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