Monthly Archives: January 2015

Glasshouse

It’s hardly a London secret as it is known so well, but Kew Gardens is nonetheless one of my favourite spots in the city.  There are so many different views and landscapes within it, and the size of the gardens … Continue reading

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“Sweet Thames, run softly…”

The name of London’s great river, the Thames, is said to come from an old word meaning “dark”.  I guess the tidal nature of the river has always stirred up a lot of mud and silt which tends to make … Continue reading

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A spring bloom

People often talk about “the dark days of winter”, though in my experience there is plenty of light and colour if you choose to look for it.  Today’s bright and fresh image is a bit of a cheat, as it … Continue reading

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Underneath the arches

Many years ago, when I first moved to London, I started to familiarise myself with some of the better-known districts and sites within the city.  After a few years, I realised that I knew lots of pockets within London very … Continue reading

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