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Oxford Street; early on a late summer’s morning

I found myself on the pedestrian island that runs along the middle of Oxford Street this morning. Looking left and right the road was as empty as I’ve…

Everything’s gone green: the court of the paviour

At the end of the seventeenth century, Edward Wardour, who developed this part of Soho, leased a plot of to the man who lay his paving slabs, one…

Goodwins Court

It connects St Martins Lane and Bedfordbury and is another one of those hidden courts around Covent Garden. You could walk past it without giving it the time…

The future is at the end of our road

Walking along Shepherdess Walk after visiting The Eagle I reached the William IV pub and looking left down Micawber Street and along a street of Georgian Terraces I…

Pop goes the Eagle

On an unusually sunny, blue-skied November Saturday afternoon, I went looking for the Eagle. Being the London nerd that I am, I was genuinely excited to be visiting…

The Museum Tavern

The Museum Tavern looks across at the grand front entrance of┬áthe British Museum which is on Great Russell Street. The pub itself sits on the corner of Museum…

London’s pub heritage: The Grapes at Limehouse

It sits on Narrow Street as part of a row of old houses and warehouses that now look shabby chic among the modern houses that surround them. The…

Wapping

Looking black and white moody. This is taken from Shadwell Pierhead and if you cross the bridge ahead you can see the Thames sloping by on your left…

Wish you were here – away travelling in Los Angeles

Beach front photos of Santa Monica

The “inside out” Lloyds Building on a Christmas morning