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dscf0065 460x270 - 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 to the fullest extent. Here’s an article from the Daily Telegraph discussing the proposed bridge a couple of months ago. The Fan bridge will operate on Fridays only at theRead More →

IMG 2568 307x270 - Holborn festival

A few pictures from the recent Queens Gardens (Mary Ward Centre) festival in Holborn: Henna from the Holborn Asian Womens Association The Vicar of St Michael’s church Home made butter from the Charles Dickens museumRead More →

DSC03244 460x270 - Shoreditch Portraiture Project (Part 3)

The final part of the article covering the Shoreditch Streets Portraiture project. To recap, the project ran throughout most of 2002, taking in many iconic areas around London’s East End. The final selection of photographs were exhibited at the Spitz gallery near Liverpool Street in November 2002. Donna is the oneRead More →

DSC01883 460x270 - Shoreditch Portraiture Project (Part 2)

Brick Lane is divided into three areas – being the market in the north part, co-operative cafes/drinks/food in the middle & Indian/Bangladeshi Restaurants to the south. A truly cosmopolitan area with charm and cultural diversity. Petticoat Lane: Whilst most images were from Brick Lane, some work was done at ColumbiaRead More →

shoreditch 460x270 - Shoreditch Portraiture Project (Part 1)

This is the first part of a series documenting a streets portraiture project which led to a book and an exhibition at the now-closed Spitz Gallery near Liverpool Street. Tony, Gerald & Nicola in Brick Lane The Streets Portraiture – or ‘Shoreditch Project’ – was begun by Tony, Gerald & Nicola, who were studying for a BARead More →

IMG 5618 460x270 - Selfridges and the Oxford Street Hill

Selfridges store was built in what was the unfashionable end of Oxford Street. Despite being surrounded by exquisite properties in Marylebone and Mayfair, this part of Oxford Street was the home of the poor and even though the street gained a prominence for shopping, the better stores stayed to theRead More →

selfridges 460x270 - Flat pack store built for ITV's popular Mr Selfridge

The popular TV series Mr Selfridge has everyone watching in awe. The re-creation of the famous Oxford Street store is perhaps one of the programme’s biggest assets. The exterior of the store has been faithfully recreated down to the last detail – in CGI of course! However something seemed seriouslyRead More →