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Cross bones and Winchester Geese

Have you ever had a visitation from a medieval goose? John Constable has and the goose told him about a nearby unkept graveyard that contained over 15,000 pauper…

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┬ápiece 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…

When an old cricketer leaves the crease

As a very small boy, I apparently mistook a cemetery, with its white gravestones standing to attention in the green grass of the graveyard, for a cricket match….

Rotherhithe village

I love arriving in Rotherhithe. It feels a little isolated from the rest of London. Its history has been outward looking, towards the oceans and beyond. Adventures began…

St Dunstans In the East

St Dunstan’s survived the Great Fire but took a bomb during the Blitz and not much of it remains except for the tower that was designed by Christopher…

St John’s Churchyard, Wapping

Not much is left of St John the Evangelist Church in Wapping. It dates from the middle of the eighteenth century but did not survive World War Two….

Paddington Green, an actress that’s seen better days

Sarah Siddons sits on her marble throne looking as theatrically pissed off as only a former acting superstar (missing her nose) can. Living through the heady years of…

Just another church on a busy main road

It was beginning to rain as I was walking down Euston Road and I was forced to take shelter under the portico of a church on the corner…