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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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lovelondonscenes 130 – View from Millbank Tower, 28th floor

Back here for another work team event – we are next door. The views are stunning, especially over Lambeth Bridge and into the City. The Thames, fairly low tide, looked very muddy today. Maybe it’s the perspective from this height.

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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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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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lovelondonscenes – 122 – Views from Lambeth Bridge

It’s about 5.30, Friday evening. I’m on my way to a leaving do at the brilliant Zeitgeist bar in Vauxhall. On the Black Prince Road. Excellent German beers. It’s a wonderful evening, seeing and talking to so many good people. … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 120 – Hammersmith by the river

I went for a cycle along the river this afternoon. At about 3pm this afternoon, the low sun was creating some interesting shade and colours. First, as I stopped at the Old Ship for a pint of Youngs Special. Mmmm… … Continue reading

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A walk from the source of the River Thames

On 29 and 30 December, my wife Kath, our good friends Jon and Maggie, and I walked the Thames path, from its source in Gloucestershire, not far from Cirencester. We took a train to Kemble and got a cab to … Continue reading

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