Tag Archives: London

Patchwork Pattern

This is the facade of a building on Oxford Street. A very unusual 3D facade with geometric projections, each of which reflects the sky. I have photographed it several times, and on each occasion the overall effect is different. It … Continue reading

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Christo on the Serpentine

Christo, famous for wrapping the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin  has a new installation this summer in London. It’s a 66ft high array of oil barrels in the shape of a pyramid with the top cut … Continue reading

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Stepped Facade

This is a building I’ve walked past six times in the last few weeks not far from Victoria Station in London. It’s never the same. The light is different, the sky is different, the angle of light is different. The … Continue reading

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Putting one’s feet up

As we get older, any little niche is good for a sit down. This is round the back of St Martin in the Fields church, Trafalgar Square, Central London. No fields near here at all, although I assume when this … Continue reading

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Lunch

Massive re-development of the area around Victoria station is matched by many new restaurants and cafes. This one caught my eye. Above street level, away from the hustle and bustle, and in a quiet corner, lunch is taken.

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Facade

Just off Oxford Street in central London down an alleyway on the way to the Photographers Gallery you will find this facade. An abstract on a grand scale. Layered reflective strips creating a fractured surrealistic impression of neighbouring properties. A … Continue reading

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Eccentric windows

Some images immediately pose the question ‘Why?’. Why is there that large window-less space to the right of those windows? What is behind those windows? Perhaps they light a stairwell. This was taken near Victoria station in central London, an … Continue reading

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