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London 2014


Another great 10 days in London. Highlights included: Red House (William Morris's home in Bexleyheath), a fabulous tour of the Charterhouse, West Norwood Cemetery (the 6th of the Magnificent Seven that I've been to), Crystal Palace Park, a ghostsigns walking tour in Stoke Newington with Sam Roberts, and a ramble around Poplar to find the real "Nonnatus House." My camera died at the base of Balfron…  (read more)

Blue Cock 1

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Fourth plinth, Trafalgar Square. Hahn/Cock, fibreglass sculpture of a giant blue cockerel by the German artist Katharina Fritsch.

Blue Cock 2

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Fourth plinth, Trafalgar Square. Hahn/Cock, fibreglass sculpture of a giant blue cockerel by the German artist Katharina Fritsch.

Drinking Fountain

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On the east and west sides of Trafalgar Square are public drinking fountains installed in 1960 by the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain Association to commemorate the organisation’s centenary. These were designed by Stephen Dykes Bower who was the official surveyor of the fabric for Westminster Abbey in 1961-73 and was also involved in the restoration of St Martin-in-the-Fields after war damage.

Buskers

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Trafalgar Square

Alien Nutter

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Trafalgar Square

Bubble Man 1

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Trafalgar Square

Bubble Man 2

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Trafalgar Square

Elephant Man

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London Wonderground carnival on the Southbank near Jubilee Gardens.

Octopus Woman

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London Wonderground carnival on the Southbank near Jubilee Gardens.

Out Patients Department.

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Royal Waterloo Hospital for Children and Women, Waterloo Bridge Road.

Watch this Space

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Signage for the National Theatre's Watch this Space festival on the Southbank.

Giant Furniture

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Near St John's Waterloo, as part of the National Theatre's Watch this Space festival.

Follow the Pigeon

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The pigeon footprints lead me to the Caravan Gallery, which was parked in front of St John's Waterloo.

Caravan Gallery 1

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Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale from the Caravan Gallery are living my dream -- traveling around with a vintage caravan and taking photographs. Check out their website: thecaravangallery.photography

Caravan Gallery 2

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Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale from the Caravan Gallery are living my dream -- traveling around with a vintage caravan and taking photographs. Check out their website: thecaravangallery.photography

Dazzle Ship

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Dazzle painting was used in World War I to camouflage ships. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dazzle_camouflage Tobias Rehberger has dazzle painted the HMS President, moored near Inner Temple Gardens, for the centenary of WWI. www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/jul/14/dazzle-ships-recreated-first-world-war-centenary

Chewing Gum Painting

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Chewing gum painting by Ben Wilson on Millennium Bridge.

3rd Base

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Chewing gum painting by Ben Wilson on Millennium Bridge.

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