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The Quad at Guy’s Hospital

It is surrounded by modern monoliths of the NHS; huge utilitarian buildings of glass and steel that may be efficient and fit for purpose but they are not…

Gray’s Inn

If you worked in a place that was separated from the hoi polloi by walls and gates and carried out a job, much as it has been performed…

The skinny alley

It’s 200 yards long and only 15 inches wide at its narrowest point. Brydges Place connects St Martin’s Lane to Chandos Place and Bedfordbury in Covent Garden. On…

Temple Tudor (and other period buildings)

It’s another wonderful, secluded London sanctuary hidden in plain sight from the busy streets that surround it, including Fleet Street and the Embankment. And it’s also another piece of…

A walk around Greenwich with a camera

Some photos from a wet Saturday afternoon in the Borough of Greenwich. The featured photo is of the Painted Hall Project where the painted ceiling of the Old…

Puma Court

Puma Court takes you from the frenetic energy of Commercial Street to the calm stature of the eighteenth century houses in Wilkes Street and beyond. On the left…

There’s Sutton going on around here

There used to be a huge medieval house on the edge of Church Path that led between the small villages of Hackney and Homerton. Called Tan House, it…

No.70 Bermondsey Street

No 70 Bermondsey High street is a lovely old shop that has survived the many changes of the last two hundred and fifty years largely intact. It was…

Grange Walk, Bermondsey

Bermondsey is that bit of London tucked  below Tower Bridge which is hemmed in by Southwark in the west , Rotherhithe to the east and propped up against…

White Horse, White Horse Road, Limehouse

Across the road from the Half Moon Theatre in Limehouse, and just up from picturesque pub The Grapes, is a different kind of old London boozer. The White Horse…