Category: London

Photography-Regent Canal London

Transport continues to evolve.  These are photographs I took while visiting Kings Cross, St Pancras.  The Regent Canal was started in 1812 after an act of Parliament and the first section opened in 1816 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regent%27s_Canal It will be 200 years old in 2020 see below for more details […]

Photography- Victorian Gothic

We have John Betjeman to thank for saving this St Pancras Station London a Grade 1 listed building-much more than just a station.  A recent visit confirmed – it is a priceless Victorian station/ no palace!- dedicated to the travelling public John Betjeman was the poet laureate and […]

Photography-Brexit

I am aware that Brexit is becoming a very divisive topic. The development today that the Houses of Parliament are to be suspended have resulted in a marked increase in the debate https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49495757 Just a few days ago I was on a bus in Whitehall and the pictures […]

Photography-Asset Strippers

This is a very telling exhibition staged at Tate Britain. Here are some of my pictures They show an era where things were made to high quality on machine tools. Or fabrics woven and created. It is worth looking at the Manufacturers names and particularly their cities which […]

Photography-London Eye

Its a key landmark for the city with other things to see nearby. Nearby are other significant items. The Houses of Parliament. A soldier in classic Guards uniform. A memorial to those who volunteered to fight in the Spanish Civil War between 1939 and 1939, with 526 being […]