Author Archives: John S

About John S

I'm blogging about the things I love outside work: music, sport, culture, London, with some photos to illustrate aspects of our wonderful city. And anything else that I happen to think is worth writing about!

lovelondonscenes 128 – From Flat Iron Square to Kings Cross

Yesterday Kath and I walked from Flat Iron Square, which is just down from Borough Market, through old London, to Kings Cross. Inspired in part by Peter Ackroyd’s “London – The Biography” which I’m reading at the moment. No other … Continue reading

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Have you Heard? – (81) “Babes Never Die” by Honeyblood

My first new favourite album of 2017 is “Babes Never Die” by Honeyblood. It was released in 2016, and I didn’t really pick up on it until the end of year reviews. Honeyblood are Stina Marie Claire Tweeddale (vocals and … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 127 – View from the Photographers’ Gallery towards Oxford Street

The Photographers’ Gallery is on Ramillies Street, between Oxford and Great Marlborough Streets in Soho. These shots were taken from the fifth floor of the gallery, through a window, with some kind of covering to mitigate the light coming through. … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 126 – Heron by Vauxhall Bridge

Walking to work yesterday the sun was shining and a lone heron was perched on the Thames shoreline at low tide. I couldn’t resist stopping and taking a few pictures. Shooting into the sun, the grey stones and mud, the … Continue reading

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Three concerts in a week

I managed to pack in three concerts this week, while work was pretty intense too. I was pretty pooped by Friday evening – it took all my energy to watch the Masters on the TV. I’m writing this on a … Continue reading

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In Manchester

On 24 and 25 March I spent some time in Manchester, one of England’s great cities, but one I don’t know terribly well, other than for its football and music. I’ve been there quite a few times in the past, … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 125 – Round Victoria way

Part of my London walk the other weekend was through the familiar territory of Westminster/Victoria, as I meandered up from the Tate Britain. Here are a few of the shots I took on the way. The first four were walking … Continue reading

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