Tag Archive: London

Osterley Park and House

During the nice weather in July I spent a sunny Sunday afternoon visiting Osterley Park and House, a National Trust property in West London.  The ornate house is surrounded by manicured gardens and extensive… Continue reading

The Tanks

Newly opened this summer, The Tanks are the latest addition to the Tate Modern’s exhibition areas. Formerly the oil tanks of the power station, they have been turned into fantastic spaces for audio,… Continue reading

Southbank

Every summer the Southbank area especially around the Festival Hall and Hayward Gallery really comes to life with art installations, pop up beaches, food markets and activities. Although the Southbank is lovely all… Continue reading

East London images

While spending a lazy Sunday wandering Spitalfields and Shoreditch’s sprawling markets I couldn’t help but take some pics of the artistics renderings covering local buildings. The last one was my favourite of the… Continue reading

Book mazes

The book maze was at the Royal Festival Hall recently.

Springtime at Kew

One of the upsides to living somewhere with a proper winter is the chance to see a proper spring. After the long, cold winter and its bare greys and browns, it is lovely… Continue reading

Messages from London…

The Museum of London that is.  Many, many moons ago I made the trek up the Northern line to the Museum of London near the Barbican. It’s a great museum and I highly recommend… Continue reading

Elephants on parade!

Last year London was inundated by brightly coloured elephants. They popped up in malls, parks and near famous landmarks. The elephants (made of some sort of plastic or plaster) were decorated by artists and… Continue reading

Waiting on Spring

I know I have just over one month of official winter weather left here in the UK but I’m hoping for an end to hostilities and the threat of snow soon. There’s no guarantees though. The… Continue reading

Last weekend…

Although I was feeling ill all last week with a cold I did venture out for a short while. I had already booked for Seasons Greetings at the National Theatre and couldn’t bear… Continue reading