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lovelondonscenes 136 – Heavy skies in central London – the Ophelia effect

The British Isles caught the late throes of Hurricane Ophelia today. Ireland got the full force. London, tucked away in England’s south east corner, escaped the worst, but still had a very windy day and some strange skies. They’ve been … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 135 – The swings at Tate Modern

The latest attraction in the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern is a load of swings. Brought back the child in people, and was nice for the children – probably more fun than looking at abstract art with their parents! … Continue reading

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A Thames walk from Henley to Marlow

Kath and I and our friends Jon and Maggie are finishing off our walk along the Thames, from the source to Erith, on the estuary. There’s still a chunk upstream and downstream of Oxford; but otherwise it’s now filling in … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 134 – St George’s Tower from Vauxhall station

7pm yesterday evening, as the sun began to set. Just round the corner from this view were some very threatening grey clouds.

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Chania, Crete – by the sea

My family and I just spent a week in Crete, just outside the city of Chania. A lazy week, basking in temperatures of over 30 degrees. We managed a few trips into Chania, Crete’s second city these days. The old … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 133 – Vauxhall Bridge/St George’s Wharf at low tide

Took this shot last Wednesday on the way into during our heatwave, which we all moaned about of course. I really like this scene – there’s something surreal about the architecture – always reminds me of Star Wars. And the … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 132 – A short Thames walk, from Hammersmith to Kew

Yesterday, Jon, Maggie, Kath and I did a completist walk, filling in a gap in what we’ve walked together, though the route was very familiar to me, at least, having cycled it a zillion times. Starting at Hammersmith Bridge and … Continue reading

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