I have written about Lower Robert Street before. This subterranean roadway, quite possibly built during the reign of King George III, remains one of London’s little used public thoroughfares – even though it provides a useful shortcut between The Strand and the Victoria Embankment. The view above is the ‘newRead More →

The latest innovation to be seen in London is this ‘City Tree’ at Piccadilly Circus. I spotted it on 17th March (the day after it was installed) between doing some St Patricks Day pics and photos of a march down Regent Street. The tree claims to combat air pollution inRead More →

The art installation known as Flotilla will be around for about three or so weeks at the Floating Pocket Park in Paddington Basin. These pictures were taken on the first night when the new display was switched on for the first time, this being 15 March 2018. The boats areRead More →

Headstone Manor is a fascinating place! A couple of blogs (Ian Visits & Diamond Geezer) wrote about the re-opened historic venue some weeks back, nevertheless Headstone Manor is still a novelty because its not widely known – it’s certainly most recommended. The manor dates back to c1310 and its moatRead More →

Tonight (Thursday 8 Feb) whilst visiting Walthamstow centre, a fox was spotted strolling in the gardens between the bus station and the Mall shopping centre. I was en route to the tube station when I spotted a number of people crowding around the grassed area – there was this foxRead More →

Winter Wonderland is a place where rides and fun can be had but there are some people working there who have quite serious jobs. I don’t mean the security or the behind the scenes staff, I’d love to do a post on that aspect of the park but I’d imagineRead More →

A pictorial post showing various scenes taken during visits to Winter Wonderland 2017. During some of my earlier visits I envisaged there was some scope for scenes of a social or humorous nature, hence on the last couple of visits to Winter Wonderland an attempt at focusing more on theseRead More →

As some of you will know, the famous Oktoberfest roller coaster the München (aka Olympia) Looping made a return to Hyde Park for this year’s Winter Wonderland. Publicity for Winter Wonderland in the London papers during the weeks running up to the November 17th opening night included pictures of theRead More →

Winter Wonderland is back. Its official opening was on 17th November and it’ll be open everyday (except Xmas Day) until New Years Day. Most of the popular rides are back and some new ones too. The layout this year is mainly similar to last year however the big difference thisRead More →

Arnos Park Viaduct on the Piccadilly Line is the biggest brick viaduct ever built for London’s underground. 3 million bricks were used in its construction. Arnos Park viaduct and the Pymmes Brook. Its possible some will point out other viaducts of note on the system however these are simply existingRead More →