Borough Market vs The Shard

Borough Market at setting up time

I popped into Borough Market at around 8am last Saturday. Most of the setting up at had been completed by the stall-holders but very few customers had yet…

Bermondsey walkways

Bermondsey walkways in the sky

Connecting the homes that once were warehouses in river front Bermondsey are these walkways. There was garden furniture on some of them; chairs, tables, lamps and so on….

The Pub sign

London’s pub heritage: The Prospect of Whitby

This is the first in an occasional series of pictures of London’s great pubs. The Prospect of Whitby is in Wapping. If you want to find it, start…


Serpentine Pavilion 2016

IThe 2016 Serpentine Pavilion is looking none too shabby this year.


Gotham City in London

I sat and had al fresco lunch in Victoria Embankment Gardens with my daughter and looked up at the back of buildings that face on to the Strand…


Tower Bridge from the East

I’ve lathered this picture in filters to make it feel like an illustration from a ladybird book. Looks retro-futuristic, I think.


Somerset House in the winter sunshine

These photos were taken on a Sunday morning before the tourists were up and about. I dont think I’ve seen Somerset House so empty – I’m usually there…


The view along Fleet Street

The classic picture looking east along Fleet Street has St Paul’s Cathedral sitting at the end, fat and majestic. These days if you stand slightly to the south…


Infidelity in Iberia

Our last stop of a week long European trip was Madrid. Friday afternoon tapas and the sun shone. First sight of blue sky all week.