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lovelondonscenes 157 – Under the Bridge, the City

Just walking up to the Tate Modern, to do a bit of writing, I stopped under the Blackfriars railway bridge and took a few shots. I liked the way the underside of the bridge framed St Paul’s and the City … Continue reading

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Suffolk walks – photos from late December

My wife Kath and I spent a few days, up to and including the New Year, with our friends Jon and Maggie in Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast. It’s not the best known part of England – East Anglia generally … Continue reading

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Beauty in small things

Back in the early 2000s, when I’d recently become a senior civil servant, I went on a two week leadership course. It was brilliant, and one of the highlights was a day on creativity (yes, in the civil service!) where … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 155 – The Thames at low tide near Chiswick Mall

Last Sunday afternoon I went for a walk along the Thames from Hammersmith to Kew. Another cobweb-clearing exercise after a lively birthday dinner the night before with a few old friends in our favourite Chinese restaurant, Maxim’s, in Ealing. It … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 154 – By Osterley Park

I went for a cycle this afternoon – just a quick spin, which took me past Osterley Park, which is sandwiched between the A4 and M4 just west of Ealing. It’s a lovely park, a place we used to go … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 153 – London at nightfall from the Millenium Bridge

Yesterday I spent a few hours at the Tate Modern working on the follow up novel to “The Decision”. Afterwards, around 4.30, I walked over the Millenium Bridge en route to Mansion House tube station. The views of the City … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 152 – From Albert Bridge to Hammersmith along the Thames

Last Sunday was a beautiful, crisp, sunny day, and I took the opportunity for a stroll along the river from Albert Bridge near Battersea Park to my old favourite, Hammersmith. I wanted to time it so I caught the sunset … Continue reading

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