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 →

For most of February and into March 2018 Abbey Road studios have featured hearts outside the premises as part of the celebrations originally based around Valentine Day (and perhaps the connotations with Sgt. Pepper.) Love is in the air! Visit Abbey Road Studios to leave a Valentine’s message for theRead More →

A quick post tonight covering a little bit of London – a sort of zig zag photo tour in the cold and snow (but not always) as night marches on the city. The starting point is the same as two days ago – Little Venice and eventually finishes at PiccadillyRead More →

Brrrr! These were the scenes in London’s Little Venice early this morning after a night of heavy snowfall. Its always difficult to decide where to go when there’s snow. Central London? The Royal Parks? Little Venice is almost always the winner because of its pretty canals, the boats, wildlife andRead 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 →

A selection of pictures from today’s London Winter Run. Its the fourth such event but the first for me. The day itself is significant because its held on World Cancer Day. Missed the start as it was 10.45am when I arrived! According to the blurb its said there would beRead More →

Happy new year 2018! And another Xmas lights installment! People will think I’m starved of ideas for posts, simply staving off the day admission be made that there are no more useful posts or topics to be published on this blog. How wrong they are! Anyhow I do want toRead 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 →

Today the new lights at Piccadilly Circus were switched back on. Sort of…. They have been switched back on for a number of weeks. They’ve been showing various displays such as www.piccadillyon.london and fundraising adverts for Barnardos. Today’s actually the first day the adverts went live. Thats a big difference!Read More →

Flabergasted I’d been walking right past these places (and travelling past on the train too) for years! Twas the other day I discovered Roupell Street. Actually Tweed Street was the first I encountered, then Roupell and the others. The ghost sign on Tweed Street caught my eye and so IRead More →