Category Archives: in the City

in the City

I’ve been walking through the City on my way to work since 2002. Here are some photos from a work without progress.   The bridge was still new.The horizontal line of the Tate Modern was a rare thing in London … Continue reading

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Cross Bones Graveyard

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poppies

One Sunday afternoon, two or three weeks ago, Sheila and I went for a little trip into the City. We took the train from Stoke Newington to Liverpool Street and then got on the first bus in Bishopsgate to go … Continue reading

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nature notes

They’ve brought ibex back to parts of the French and Italian Alps where they’d been hunted to extinction, they’ve reintroduced beavers to the Scottish highlands and the great bustard to Salisbury Plain. The red kite has been a great success … Continue reading

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In gratitude to the people of Great Britain….

In gratitude to the people of Great Britain....

The sculpture makes you aware of the extraordinary self absorption of those who sit or lean or put their bags and rubbish on it. And there are now four big wheelie bins along side.

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I’m on the bus again and I miss a photo: man in shop doorway, the top half of his body concealed, jeans, white trainers, foot slowly tapping, and the sign in the window that says: SHOP OPEN 24 HOURS. Then … Continue reading

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photos of the Kindertransport memorial

This gallery contains 17 photos.

the little girl with the cautionary tales of Struwelpeter the girl almost hidden the girl abused inside and outside the glassthe girl with a strangerFA girl and new threat to SvenHeidiAttention Smokers!    the new childrensame old rubbish posing

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on the Kindertransport memorial at Liverpool Street station

At various times over the last eight years I’ve written notes on and taken photos of the memorial at Liverpool Street to the 10,000 about to be orphaned Jewish children who came here from Germany and Austria in 1938. In … Continue reading

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On the buses

may 31 2007 no 76 “wicked! hilarious! hilarious!! I’m still finding bits of plastic in my flat! love you lots! mmmwah!” dec 17  23 to Liverpool St they’re back the trimmings, the holly the tree and the telly trash in … Continue reading

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1 New Change

It began promisingly, with the boys’ own drama of demolition and diggers and a new view of St Paul’s from the east: And giant bundles of steel swinging through the first cold air of winter, two years ago: As the … Continue reading

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