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Kensington Gardens Wildlife

A lovely day today, some pics from Kensington Gardens showing wildlife at leisure 🙂 A raven having fun in a bird bath...

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The location of the Sound of Music's final scenes

The 1965 film ‘Sound of Music’ is one of the world’s favourite musicals. Many people know of the locations in...

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'Climb Every Mountain'

Have blogged on foreign locations before (e.g. Meudon) so its time for another! The 1965 film ‘Sound of Music’ is...

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The  Folly revisited

Crocker’s Folly, in London’s NW8 district just off Edgware Road, W2, has been in the news. Many plaudits have been...

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Tower poppies & bridge at night

Made a second visit to the poppies at the Tower of London! So many less people about so was able...

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Tower at night

The famous poppy filled moat at the Tower of London will soon be no more. There were so many people...

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Chinese handscroll paintings

The British Museum in London has a section featuring handscroll painting during this half term. Families are being encouraged to...

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Brunel terminus

The 1850’s terminus at Paddington is an awesome building. Designed and engineered by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the northernmost shed was...

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Despite fairly regular visits to Croydon’s Tramlink, I have never posted any pics on here. For the first time I...

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Whitemall Bokeh

I did some experiments with bokeh this afternoon/early evening. Trying to achieve an artistic look. This is perhaps the best...

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Crockers Folly restored

The famous pub that was supposed to serve a London mainline terminus (Marylebone) but ended up being nowhere near it,...

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Covent Garden floats!

Alex Chinneck’s art installation at Covent Garden has made the news this week. Impressed by what I had read, I...

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India House Plaques

There are twelve of these decorative plaques on the outside of India House (aka the Indian Embassy.) These can be...

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Whilst quickly passing through the Angel Canal festival in Islington, London, this afternoon, I spotted this lizard! Amazing rotating eyes!...

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Kensington Palace

A short visit to Kensington Palace today, and a selection of photographs I took… Glass lamp covers on the King’s...

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Paddington's Fan-tastic Bridge on test

The Fan Bridge at Paddington Basin was on test late afternoon/early evening today (28th July) and could be seen raised...

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Penguins on the Regent's Canal!

Penguins can currently be seen by the Regent’s Canal! These cut-out penguins, apparently created by someone from the London Zoo,...

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Zoo 'penguins'

These cut out penguins can currently be seen by the Regent’s Canal – adjacent to Primrose Hill bridge – by...

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