Tag Archives: Reflections


The great fascination of glass-fronted buildings is the way they create inter-relationships. A building no longer stands alone as a discrete structure, it becomes part of a complex kaleidoscopic jigsaw that changes with every step we take. Two days ago … Continue reading

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The Cream House

There’s a glass-clad building on the corner of Euston Road and Hampstead Road (just opposite Warren Street Tube station) that I walk by quite often, and every time I pass that building I see a different reflection. It depends on … Continue reading

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Looking in the mirror

Where there’s glass there will be reflections. This building was under construction last summer when we were in Zermatt. It’s always intriguing to imagine how a building will finally look when completed. Buildings have ‘sides’. A side that welcomes the … Continue reading

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Approaching the station

The Façade of Milton Keynes railway station is a hundred yards of glass. A sky reflector, pure and simple. And on a good day what a sight it is. As I walk towards this my spirits lift. Turn ninety degrees … Continue reading

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Following on from my last post – Glass and Water – here is another image from the same day, same area. A perfectly symmetrical building, given the ‘Flat Glass’ treatment I have talked about before. What a joy to behold … Continue reading

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In the Mirror Pool

Last week, stumped for new ideas for a day out, my wife checked through the National Trust handbook and found Upton House. She’s a good finder-outer. It’s a forty-five minute drive for us, just the other side of Banbury. It … Continue reading

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Reflected Reality

After days and weeks of weather that has cloaked the countryside in shades of grey, the arrival of sun and blue sky has been startling. Suddenly the beauty has returned to the landscape. It also brings us out of hibernation … Continue reading

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Fractured Time

A reflective, slatted, metallic ceiling at Geneva Airport provides today’s image. The mall that links the underground railway station to the airport is where you will find this reflective surface. I could spend a whole morning wandering this mall, gazing … Continue reading

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Sky Water

Inverting an image sometimes does more than simply turn an image on its head. Sometimes it introduces a touch of surrealism into the image. And I personally think that is true of this one – but you may think differently … 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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