Postcards from Fitzrovia, Full Colour

Last week I posted some black and white postcards from Fitzrovia, here are a few colour shots. I think the above snap of the BT Tower is my favourite. I hadn’t thought to… Continue reading

Postcards from East London

Today I ended up going for an impromptu urban stroll before sunset. This post offers just a few of the sites I passed between Stratford and Embankment. I particularly like the colourful characters… Continue reading

Postcards From Fitzrovia Black and White

When I’m not in Yorkshire, I spend all the spare time I can in Fitzrovia – the first neighbourhood I lived in when I came to London. Here are some black and white… Continue reading

Lucozade Sign, Brentford

I work very close to this rather iconic sign. In a manner of speaking it is a ghost sign, even though its product is still readily available, as it doesn’t really have a… Continue reading

The Millennium Bridge, Gateshead.

When up in Newcastle for a wedding a couple of weeks ago, we stayed pretty much next door to the Gateshead Millennium Bridge on the Gateshead side of the Tyne. It’s the world’s… Continue reading

Stoll Theatre Ghost Sign, Newcastle

  When up in Newcastle for a wedding a couple of weekends ago my love for ghost signs and cinema collided. I came across this old sign advertising what looks like “The Stoll,… Continue reading

Wording From Wapping

Today, whilst completing the final photography for my next book on Ghost Signs, I stumbled across a lot of type in Wapping – mostly the labelling of Wharves. Is the above a play… Continue reading

Signs Around London

I spend a lot of time looking for ghost signs for my next book and just to catalogue them generally. Often though, I stumble across a lot of other interesting signage, here are… Continue reading

Life on Brick Lane

Brick Lane is one of London’s most famous streets and given the way that life and culture thrives there this is hardly surprising. Street artists, beggars, vintage warehouses and sales, street writers, curry… Continue reading

Postcards from Peckham

Whilst on the hunt for Ghost Signs for my next book today I took some postcard snaps of the Peckham area. I’m very much into black and white photography at the minute, it lends… Continue reading