Friday, 28 February 2014

The Last Englishman to Win Wimbledon

Fred Perry at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Weller & Wren

Paul Weller modelling in the window of DAKS on Jermyn Street – with a reflection of St James's, Piccadilly, Christopher Wren's most westerly London church.

Weller follows in the Jermyn Street footsteps of Jarvis Cocker (click HERE for earlier pic).

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

All Hallows By The Tower

All Hallows by the Tower – spire bought and paid for by the Canadians after the Blitz – captured through a temporary gap created by demolition.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Long Gone Fleet Street

30 years and more since the papers started to leave Fleet Street. I wonder Fleet Street will cease to exist as a metonym for the business of publishing papers.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

A Tiny Skyscraper

Senate House, by Charles Holden. Considered to be a skyscraper back in 1937. It's 210 feet (64 metres) high. Diddy.

The building is the inspiration for Orwell's Ministry of Truth in 1984.

Monday, 10 February 2014

An Upright Sort Of A Fellow…

…on High Street Kensington.

Because It's Making Lots of People Very Cross…?

Work continues on Crossrail at Tottenham Court Road – where once stood the Astoria Theatre. Much missed.

Sunday, 9 February 2014

311 Steps

Down the stairwell of The Monument.

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

St Dunstan in the East

A bombed-out church in The City.

Monday, 3 February 2014

Nitey-Nite Waterloo…

If only somebody could write a song about this…

Saturday, 1 February 2014

We're SO Over It

Opened to the public a year ago today. We can see it from all over London, clamouring for attention. Are we bored with The Shard yet?