IMG 8090sml - Sasha Broad-Kolff - with 'No Permit'

I havent featured many buskers recently however I was fortunate to see Sasha Broad-Kolff partnering with No Permit this afternoon in Trafalgar Square. They make a great duo! Sasha is from New Zealand, a regular at Trafalgar Square, and often partners with others such as The Hod and Marc Sugier.Read More →

IMG 6741 - Gay Pride 2017

Gay Pride 2017 – the parade took place on 8 July and as always I attend, hence some of the pictures I took yesterday. Like last year’s event, the weather once again turned out to be perfect and everyone had a fantastic time! The Master of Ceremonies. Fantastic revellers fromRead More →

DSC 5864 - Jerry's Drums & Band

Jerry with his colleagues by Waterstones in Trafalgar Square. Jerry is a specialist session drummer, whose job is creating drum sounds and tempos. Occasionally he can be found on the busking circuit along with his mates, and they make a great band. No vocals, just live, pure jam session music.Read More →

sgtpepperfi 690x475 - Sgt Pepper 50th Anniversary

Having featured Peter Blake in Knightsbridge on here a couple of weeks ago, the 50th anniversary of his iconic artwork for the Sergeant Pepper album has come up. What better way than to celebrate with a few choice tweets? It was 50 years ago today, the Sgt Pepper album coverRead More →

DSC 8064 - The Hod

The Hod are a London based band from Italy. They’re often seen busking at places such as Oxford Street & Piccadilly Circus. These pics are from their sessions at Trafalgar Square in January & February 2017. The Hod at Trafalgar Square 18 January 2017 Francis Petrini plays lead guitar andRead More →

DSC 9361 - Yamaha Wardour Street

Novello House – home of Yamaha Music. 152-160 Wardour Street, London. Novello House which is just off Oxford Street has long been a base for music since it was first built in 1906. For a few years it doubled as an enclave for the British Library before becoming a YHARead More →

IMG 7231 690x500 - Two of London's buskers - with a touch of pink

Two of London’s buskers an hour and three quarters apart on the same afternoon. First is Charlotte Campbell (whom I’ve featured before) the light was great and made her pink coat look really nice. Charlotte Campbell by the London Eye at 15.11pm, 18 January 2017. Next is The Hod. IRead More →

IMG 9710 340x500 - Charlotte Campbell

I have featured the Miner (or Bob the builder or whoever he happens to be!) and the South Bank/its history a few times on these pages (there’s more posts in preparation too!) I have so many pictures of London’s buskers, both tube and street – and here’s another post, following the autismRead More →

IMG 4011 - Abbey Road's new shop

I visited the Abbey Road shop today – even though its been open since November. Actually I did not know of it – only discovered it whilst passing through the area! There’s a nice ‘wonderpass’ approach to the store which is full of information and chronology regarding the studios andRead More →

IMG 9498 690x500 - Oregon Duck at Abbey Road

Donald Duck (as the the mascot of Oregon University and its football team) visited Abbey Road this evening. The football team is known as the Oregon Ducks. One of the University of Oregon’s duck symbols. More can be seen here. A Duck at one of the football games. Autzen Stadium,Read More →