Looking forward to tomorrow’s London New Year’s Day Parade

The University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band, The Lake Highland Wildcat Wranglers dance troupe and James Bowie High School Marching Band have have been invited to head the annual London New Year’s Day Parade. All three groups are from the Lone Star State in the USA. Earlier this week, on Tuesday lunchtime, these three groups […]

More Street Art in London

There has been plenty of Street Art in London over the last few years … Elephants, Eggs, playable Pianos, Gorillas, Book Benches, London Buses and now Paddington Bears. These bears are actually quite small and not as easy to spot as some of the other sculptures. Along with one of my London Photography friends, Emma […]

A study of “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red”

Since I first discovered the Tower poppies on 3rd August, I have been photographing on a regular basis, at different times of day and weather. The story behind them is fascinating and very inspirational. In celebration of the 100 years since the start of World War I, ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage […]

Dragon Boat Racing in London’s Eastend

At the end of August on a sunny summer’s day, I headed down to the Royal Albert Dock in London’s Eastend for the British Dragon Boat Racing Association (BDA) National League. The London regatta was the penultimate meeting of the 2014 season with the final regatta being the two-day National Cup in mid September. I […]

Hastings – Shanty Singing and Pirates

I have spent a very enjoyable weekend in Hastings on the South Coast of England visiting friends and enjoying the seaside events. The 3rd Annual Shanty Festival was held on Saturday at The Stade which is an open public place near where the fishing boats land their catches on the beach. The event attracted a […]

In the rain during Pride in London parade

The annual Pride in London parade took place in Central London yesterday in some very wet weather which reminded me of the London New Year Day’s Parade. Luckily, we did have some sunny spells in between the heavy showers but I did get quite wet. This is the fourth year that I have covered this […]

The Tweed Run – London 2014

Yesterday, I had a great day out in the beautiful sunshine photographing this year’s London Tweed Run which is in its 6th year. There were 500 riders dressed in various tweeds and old war uniforms to cycle around London. Everyone gathered in the courtyard at Somerset House in Central London before setting out on their […]

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