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London City Hall – #2

Close-up this time… Enjoy

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City Hall – London style!!

City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority (GLA), which comprises the Mayor of London and the London Assembly. It is located in Southwark, on the south bank of the River Thames near Tower Bridge. It’s an amazing … Continue reading

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Brewdog – a kind of pilgrimage

Brewdog is a world-famous Scottish brewery. Known for it’s out-the-box thinking when it comes to beer, their brews are always worth attention (read: tasting), so when I found out they had a pub not too far from where we were … Continue reading

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Thames #2 – Fluffy clouds downriver

Such a lovely scene – HMS Belfast in the foreground and Tower Bridge behind  Aperture: ƒ/6.3 Camera: Canon EOS 60D Focal length: 20mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/640s

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Thames #1 – Moored boat

The River Thames… Quite an amazing spectacle, no matter the time of day.  Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Focal length: 24mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/50s

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In need of a bite?

Never to let the weary traveller run out of sustenance, the friendly nutrition kiosk is at hand. They sell pretty much anything you could wish to stuff into your face. Or NOT stuff into your face, as the case may … Continue reading

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Coming or going? Or both?

Getting around a large city like London is impossible without some form of regular, well-organised transit system. Fortunately, the London underground is just this. Apparently, it’s not permitted to photograph in the underground, but a blind-eye is usually turned. Until … Continue reading

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Brick Lane and delicious curry smells

Our detour led us up Brick Lane. It rang a bell for us, but we weren’t sure why. It could have been because of the clear evidence of gentrification. Or The grungy grafitti. Or the most amazing array of places … Continue reading

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More Barbican

The Barbican is a weird place. Built as a residential estate in the 60’s and 70’s to fill what had been devastated during the Blitz of the WW2, it’s a celebration of a time of terrible architecture that is somehow … Continue reading

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The Thames and a Walkie Talkie

A late night walk to a nearby brewpub entailed a detour almost halfway across London. Was it worth it? Very much so!!!  Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Focal length: 50mm ISO: 6400 Shutter speed: 1/50s

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