• PhotoStories | Covent Garden Market: Of street performers, antiques and touristy hordes

    One wouldn’t normally associate Monday evenings with fun. But if you are in London and not inclined to giving into typical Monday blues (and are not too bothered by throngs of tourists), you could wander over to the Covent Garden Market, the colourful piazza where a market has existed since the 1600’s. click on pictures […]

  • PhotoStories*Urbanism | Art: the Formal versus the Informal at Rivington Street

    The last time I went to Shoreditch, I only peeped into Rivington Street. I caught sight of works by two of the greatest street artists Britain has produced, got excited, started clicking… and ran out of batteries. Plus, it was biting cold and it was a day when I’d been foolishly optimistic about the weather […]

  • PhotoStories | Winter sun and fine foods

    Q: What is a really, really good way to end a week full of snow and rain and transport disruptionsand construction work at home and associated general madness?A: Hope the Sunday morning dawns bright and sunny, and when it does, you pick up your camera gear, put on your flaneuring boots and head off to […]

  • Five Hundred! (And Updates)

    I launched this blog on 19th January. Today, exactly two weeks later, my big blue hit counter down there tells me I’ve got 500 visitors! This does not include my own hits on this site, it does not include page views. These are 500 individual hits! I’m thrilled and I’m humbled at the same time. […]