Ghost Signs of Acton

Whilst out and about yesterday for Open House weekend I stumbled across a lot of Ghost Signage. Both of the examples photographed in this post were found around the Acton Central area. I… Continue reading

The Grosvenor Cinema, Rayners Lane

Yesterday was the first day of Open House weekend – a weekend every year where the most beautiful private buildings are opened to the public for free – so naturally I was out… Continue reading

Ghost Signs of Vauxhall

It had been a bit of a long day at work so I decided to to take a short after hours train ride to Vauxhall. I find the collage of architecture there really… Continue reading

Ghost Signage of Fulham

Today I managed to get out on the bus for an hour with a book and my camera. I’ve never been to Fulham but had a suspicion, due to the age of the… Continue reading

The Olympics 2012 in Street Art

Today I had the privilege of taking some of my students to the Paralympic games. It was truly inspiring and in many ways overwhelming, but the street artists of Shoreditch and Old Street,… Continue reading

The Spontaneous Prose Store, Brick Lane

When I was walking along Brick Lane the other day I stumbled across the lady above, set up in the street, tapping away on her typewriter. She was like some bohemian mirage I… Continue reading

Whiteleys, London

Whilst wandering around west London the other day I happened across Whiteleys shopping mall. It dates back to the Victorian era but I’d never been inside. Whilst I was there I took a… Continue reading

Queens Cinema, Westbourne Park London

Today I walked a part of London I rarely do – Westbourne Park – and stumbled across this old Art Deco cinema. I had brought my camera for just such an occasion. Five… Continue reading

Ruswarp to Whitby, Bridges on the Esk

Yesterday I walked from Ruswarp to Whitby in order to photograph the various viaducts and bridges in between, obviously when I got to the coast my treat was the usual sausage, chips and… Continue reading

Bridges on the Tees, a Photoblog

Today I walked along the Tees river and photographed all of the bridges from Yarm northward. I ended up walking around sixteen miles in total, so my ankles are sore but I feel… Continue reading