Charing Cross

DSC 0121 460x270 - London's tube stations that began life as a terminus

When one asks which tube stations are true underground termini, Brixton, Walthamstow (both Victoria Line) and Bank, Waterloo (both Waterloo & City Line), Elephant and Castle (Bakerloo Line) plus Heathrow Terminal Five (Piccadilly Line) will most likely come to mind. There were loads more underground tube station termini at oneRead More →

NIK 7415sml 460x270 - Brydges Place - the truth

Why do people give out incorrect facts re Brydges Place, London WC2? I was looking up some non related information regarding advertising & the potential links between blogs and pishing sites) when some links on Google sent me to Londonist. One page happened to be one about London’s narrowest streets.Read More →

DSC 9533 460x270 - London's drive thro' basement

Few people know that one of London’s roads begins with a tunnel and ends by passing through basements/garage lots. Its very near Charing Cross and provides a useful shortcut from the Strand to the Victoria Embankment. Its called Lower Robert Street, used mostly by taxis or trade vehicles. One canRead More →

IMG 7609x800 460x270 - Swans on the Thames

Its very rare to see swans on the tidal Thames, one is more likely to see ducks. These three swans passed by during the pretty sunset on 2nd November. I almost missed them for they were coming down fast on the outgoing tide. The sunset itself was quite nice but not asRead More →

IMG 9732 460x270 - Trafalgar Square scene

I’ve barely done any photographs in well over a month, the Miner (2) was the first set in all that time! Took my camera out last night and captured this scene in Trafalgar Square. The tube station entrance is that to the Bakerloo Line’s Charing Cross station. In earlier daysRead More →