Monthly Archives: March 2019

Walking Londons canals…. Warwick Avenue to Regents Park.

My pictorial series of blog posts on my new London Canal Private Walking Tour continues eastwards along Regents Canal.  Part one was about Canals in general and then we started off in the Paddington Basin and then on Monday were … Continue reading

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Walking Londons canals… Little Venice

If you haven’t read my recent posts on canals in general and the Paddington Basin in particular then do feel free to go back and take a peek before coming back here. It’s amazing how much the scenery changes once … Continue reading

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Walking Londons Canals…. the Paddington Basin

Having created a new London Canals Walking Tour with Ye Olde England Tours I thought it was a good excuse to make good use of some of the many photos I took whilst working out my new tour. As mentioned in … Continue reading

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The age of the Canal

During February I have spent some time exploring some of Londons canals and I thought I would do a short series of posts about canals.  They are are great place to enjoy some leisure time as I often do at … Continue reading

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My first trip up Londons newest roof garden @ 120

As roof gardens go, The Garden at 120 is spectacularly high at only 15 storeys but aside from traditional old buildings which happen to have a few pots on the roof (my most memorable being the Windsor Hotel in Cairo), … Continue reading

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Now and then on an old London street corner

A few years ago I did a short series of then and now photos showing how places have changed since the advent of photography I’ve seen the photo below before and still think it is very evocative. This is the … Continue reading

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There’s something about Nina the Lovebird

On Sunday morning I lost my little feathery friend, Nina the Lovebird.  She had enjoyed a n exceedingly long and good life for a Lovebird reaching around 20 years of age, Originally Nina belonged to my mother though being an animal-lover … Continue reading

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