Category Archives: London

Above the Subway

A quick post today.  I was walking through a subway at Elephant and Castle, London last week, sizing up the walkway for a photograph when I saw a Bus creeping into view. Camera was on, ready to shoot. Gotcha!

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Crossing Over

There’s a trend for many modern buildings to have a central atrium. Some examples are open spaces, others are internal atria. The Guardian Media group – publishers of the Guardian and Observer newspapers  – is housed in Kings Place at … Continue reading

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Red Centre

Wherever you go in London you can almost guarantee that a crane – indicating a building site – will form part of the view. Change and development are part of the capital’s everyday life. Southbank is no exception. Walking along … Continue reading

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Fact and Fiction

Sometimes the search for a title defeats me, and this is one such day. I tried a title based around the word ‘Surreal’, or one that hinted at a jigsaw gone wrong but nothing sounded right. Maybe the brain is … Continue reading

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The Art of Children

Today I have something particularly for all those of you with small children, or those who remember when they were small; not forgetting those of more mature years who recall when their children (even grand children) were small. A time … Continue reading

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Lunch Break Texting

The King’s Cross Area of London has been undergoing a huge renovation programme for several years. I visited the area recently and was amazed at the changes. Part of the University of the Arts has moved into a block of … Continue reading

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Flying the Flag

A walk through unfamiliar streets in London is guaranteed to result in something new to capture.  Those of you who regularly visit or follow this blog will know that I take a keen interest in reflections, especially in urban environments. … Continue reading

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Somewhere Different

There comes a point, occasionally, when I feel I have run out of ideas for photography in my own neighbourhood. And dreary weather – yes, it’s back again! – doesn’t help. So it was a joy to go to Greenwich … Continue reading

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Extreme Window Cleaning

Today’s post should maybe start with a health warning: look away now if you are scared of heights. Another day in London and I came home with a trawl of 120 images from various sites. The last place I photographed … Continue reading

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Scaling the Wall

The Southbank Centre, London is a huge, vibrant Arts centre for music, theatre, the visual arts and more. It has a rather austere exterior appearance. But search, and you will find sculpture, and other neat touches that soften the concrete … Continue reading

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