Category Archives: London

29. I should have hired a comfy car!

I was stuck in north-east London on my way back from East Anglia with the traffic at a standstill. Having left Lavenham about 6pm it had taken me just over an hour and a half to reach the A406 which … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

This week’s Photo Challenge sent me darting back to the lily pond (whence I came??) for another picture of reflections from the Waterlily House at Kew Gardens! I like this picture because you can see the opaque glass of the ceiling reflected so clearly, … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE : GREEN

Well, for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Green I decided to go with…..yes, you guessed it…..GREEN. Not for me such hollow protests  as I don’t have any green photos apart from plants, blue/red/yellow is a spiritual form of green, green is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry.

The Millennium Dome in the background has 12 supports (one for each month of the year) on its roof  and to my mind they look like small cranes. I photographed it from Greenwich Observatory and thought it was quite a blot … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award

                                                                                A big heartfelt Thank you to Clanmother for nominating my blog for the One Lovely Blog Award on Sept 16th. I enjoy her blog immensely and feel honoured to be ‘mentioned in despatches’ in this way. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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17. I’m not really a morning person!

In Australia, when I lived at the farm being woken up by noises in the night was compounded by being woken up by the early morning sun. I remember one morning having been up a lot during the night sorting … Continue reading

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14. A rest day

The day after my Croydon sortie I had a fairly restful morning that involved mostly massaging my legs and getting the washing on the line. The advantages of renting this place are many. The living is entirely self-contained and I … Continue reading

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13. Oh to be in Croydon, now that April’s there!

Where was I?…….Oh, that’s right….. the tail-gating in England  (with a couple of shots from the Chelsea Flower Show for good measure). OK so they’re up behind you very, very close then someone in a side road on the left … Continue reading

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12. Tooting Bec (Robert Lindsay and Wolfie Smith notwithstanding)

The traffic crawled along Trinity Road which is a major road linking Wandsworth Bridge to the southern suburbs of London and I must say I was very pleased about that for a while. The road passes through Wandsworth Common and … Continue reading

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11. Checking out where I used to live……but (sorry) mainly toilet talk!

I was very eager to set out on my drive today – I have such fond memories of my earlier times in London that I was keen to be underway and heading south. What a gorgeous, warm sunny day. I … Continue reading

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