Tag Archive: London

London Bright

Late night London, Shadwell, running to wait for a train when I came across the overwhelming brilliance of M. “What do you want to take my photo for?”  she asked. “Because you’re beautiful!”… Continue reading

London Light

Originally posted on Monochromia:
Time travelling through London.

NY-London Daze of Confusion

Photography is such a moody business. From spring sunshine in New York and Mad Men on 9th Ave who don’t bat an eyelid to a prickly punk giving me the finger in London… Continue reading

Disorientation

“Chasing the light through endless tunnels for an answer to the never-ending question “Where are you from?”  Upon reflection, there are  times I hardly know where I am, let alone where I am… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast

LONDON CALLING . . . This week I was so excited to be back in London, if only for two days.  How to squeeze the most out of such a brief visit when… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Indulge

Photo Indulgence The indulgence of a quiet moment in the sunshine of a London summer Black and white Kodak film Once upon a time, to take a photograph was an indulgence.  Film, and… Continue reading

September 11, Keeping It Quiet

That the sun rises on another day is not only inevitable, sometimes it is a miracle. Ten years ago today the sun dropped from a bright blue New York sky, sinking into an… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Flowers

Flowers are the reward for the hard and heavy work invested in gardening.  Nurtured from seeds planted in the dark depths of soil they bloom and grow, maybe even forever.  I think of the… Continue reading

Speed Blogging through London Riots

I love pie, and I love biscuits.  Who doesn’t appreciate a custard cream with a cup of tea at that oh so particular time of the day?  Put it all together and you… Continue reading

The One That Got Away

A wonderful post, Dwellology, written by a New York realtor, caught my eye yesterday.  Written from the heart, it exposed pangs in mine as I remembered, whilst trying so hard to forget, the… Continue reading

The Pull of Savage Beauty

Stepping into the world of the late Alexander McQueen‘s Savage Beauty, a retrospective of his two decades in fashion now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is to step… Continue reading

Yes We Can and Yes He did!

Obama takes out Osama. So many issues.  The birthers braying for Obama’s certification one week to the deliverance of Osama Bin Laden the next. Arriving back in New York from London only an… Continue reading

Pat-Down, Smack-down, TSA . . .

. . .  and Happy New Year greetings from JFK from where soon I shall be leaving on a jet plane for London.  Somewhere in a time zone over the Atlantic the New… Continue reading

Another day . . .

. . . another bar.  It is Friday evening and we are out at JFK waiting for our flight to London.  This is more than a departure from our usual routine for Friday… Continue reading

Thinking about bars . . .

. . . I am reminded of one where conversation rarely strikes.  Cafe de la Presse, in San Francisco, has become my regular cafe of choice for breakfast.  Being on my own I… Continue reading