Sunday, January 17, 2021

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Just a bloke who likes walking the streets of London, discovering life from my own viewpoint, camera in one hand and no sense of direction in the other. This is my (new) blog.

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Cooke’s Pie Shop.

The former A. Cooke's pie and mash shop in Shepherd's Bush, west London. The shop was due to be demolished as part of a redevelopment of Shepherds Bush Market but delays to the plans has meant the facade has recently been restored instead.

Black-headed Gull.

A black-headed gull (scientific name Chroicocephalus ridibundus) rests on the Thames embankment opposite the Houses of Parliament on a cold winters day. The black-headed...

Lockdown Protest.

Anti-lockdown activist Debbie Hicks stands next to a number of police vans after being arrested at a protest in Parliament Square on the day Parliament votes to endorse further coronavirus lockdown legislation.

Hotel Russell.

The Kimpton Fitzroy, formerly the Hotel Russell, a flamboyant French Renaissance style building in the Bloomsbury area facing Russell Square.

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Cooke’s Pie Shop.

The former A. Cooke's pie and mash shop in Shepherd's Bush, west London. The shop was due to be demolished as part of a redevelopment of Shepherds Bush Market but delays to the plans has meant the facade has recently been restored instead.

Black-headed Gull.

A black-headed gull (scientific name Chroicocephalus ridibundus) rests on the Thames embankment opposite the Houses of Parliament on a cold winters day. The black-headed...

Lockdown Protest.

Anti-lockdown activist Debbie Hicks stands next to a number of police vans after being arrested at a protest in Parliament Square on the day Parliament votes to endorse further coronavirus lockdown legislation.

Hotel Russell.

The Kimpton Fitzroy, formerly the Hotel Russell, a flamboyant French Renaissance style building in the Bloomsbury area facing Russell Square.

Hare Krishna.

Members of London's Hare Krishna community dance and chant New Years Eve away as they walked through Soho towards central London.

River Thames.

Fisheye view from the centre of Tower Bridge, looking upstream showing a perfectly still river due to the lack of traffic during Tier 4 coronavirus restrictions in the capital

Christmas 2020: Leadenhall Market.

A Christmas tree stands below the central dome of Leadenhall Market as part of the areas festive display for Christmas 2020. Dating back to the 14th Century, Leadenhall is one of the oldest markets in London.

Christmas 2020: Harvey Nichols.

An illuminated sign of a quotation from the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol forms part of the Christmas 2020 window display at the Harvey Nichols store in Knightsbridge. The quotation reflects the mood of a year when the world was hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coach & Horses, Bruton Street.

The Coach & Horses on Bruton Street, one of two pubs in the Mayfair area with that name, boarded-up following the recent announcement that London has entered Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions.