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The Monument

The City of London’s Monument (to the Great Fire of London) is one of the area’s most distinctive landmarks.  With the claim to being the tallest isolated stone column in the world, it once towered over all that surrounded it.  … 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 view in the Lakes

As autumn seems finally to have reached us in London, I thought I’d be contrary and share a spring picture, taken on a visit to the Lake District in 2013. We arrived on a crisp March morning at our hotel, … Continue reading

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Paris shutters

Back in April, I was travelling in France and Belgium leading a battlefield tour as part of my WW1 centenary project (The Remembrance Image Project).  At the end of the tour, we spent a few days relaxing in Paris, a … Continue reading

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