A wet afternoon at Twickers, or as Peter West might say, “HQ”

Ok, so, I have to admit that I support Wales and find it difficult to cheer for anybody in an England game other than the opposition. I do…

King’s Cross Remembrance Memorial

There was another lovely memorial to the fallen servicemen and women within King’s Cross Station again this year. It’s just inside the ticket barriers of platforms 0 to…

Clowntime is over

As I walked along St Martin’s Place  into Trafalgar Square I came across this man wearing a clown’s outfit. He was sitting on the wall just about to…

An urban crop circle in the shape of a barbell: Alfred Place, South and North Crescents, Bloomsbury

I have walked along Store Street and past South Crescent many times without questioning whether, as there is a South Crescent, is there also a corresponding North Crescent?…

Stockwell Park Crescent

Stockwell was originally a manor house and its surrounding lands which was granted by the crown in the thirteenth century. It remained in private hands until the very beginning…

Haircut in Cranworth Gardens

The council have been busy giving the trees of Stockwell a short back and sides, ready for winter. These trees in Cranworth Gardens appeared to be startled and…

Van Gogh in Stockwell

Who knew Vincent Van Gogh lived in Stockwell? Turns out nearly everyone who I mentioned this fact to. I didn’t but was fascinated to learn that Van Gogh…

The Type Archive

To Stockwell, and while I was looking for Van Gogh’s house on Hackford Road I came across this place. The Type Archive. The Archive holds various collections of…

A golden moment

Sometimes you are in the right spot at the right time. On the last Friday evening before the clocks were turned back I found my self approaching St…

The Hole In The Wall, Waterloo

Fancy a pint when you are waiting for your train at Waterloo Station? You could do worse than detour to The Hole In The Wall in Mepham Street….