In photos: the Regency wonder of Woburn Walk in Bloomsbury, London

Stepping into the past: the historic Regency shopfronts of Woburn Walk in Bloomsbury, London

On my wanders through Bloomsbury in central London, I was delighted to stumble across the beautifully preserved Woburn Walk, which oozed Ye Olde atmosphere  in the late afternoon, autumn drizzle.

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Castle, sheep, signalbox and beer - a photo walk from Robertsbridge to Bodiam fifteen years ago, April 2005

Castle, sheep, signalbox and beer – a photo walk from Robertsbridge to Bodiam fifteen years ago, April 2005

Virtual countryside walks are the only ones possible during the ongoing pandemic, so here’s a collection of 25 photos from a 2005 walk from Robertsbridge to Bodiam Castle and back, …

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Fifty photos of the wonderful Kew Gardens including the Palm House, treetop walkway and amazing plants

Fifty photos of the wonderful Kew Gardens including the Palm House, treetop walkway and amazing plants

Housing the “largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world,” Kew Gardens is a botanical garden founded in 1840, and can claim to be of London’s top tourist …

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Stockton-on-Tees photos - street scenes, rain, walking barrels and bargain hunters, Dec 2018

Stockton-on-Tees photos: street market scenes, rain, walking barrels and bargain hunters, Dec 2018

A market town in County Durham, Stockton-on-Tees is famous for its associations with the friction match and the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which operated the world’s first steam-hauled passenger train in …

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In photos: a walk around Stanford-le-Hope and Corringham, Essex

A life size Queen, dodgy boozer and a Grade I listed church: a walk around Stanford-le-Hope and Corringham, Essex

Here’s a short selection of photos taken in and around Stanford-le-Hope and Corringham, located within the unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex. Stanford-le-Hope is some 24 miles from London, and Corringham another …

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Walking through the swirling mists of Ann Veronica Janssens' yellowbluepink at the Wellcome Collection

Walking through the swirling mists of Ann Veronica Janssens’ yellowbluepink at the Wellcome Collection

There’s an intriguing new installation at the Wellcome Collection in central London, with Ann Veronica Janssens’ wonderful ‘yellowbluepink’ inviting visitors to get lost in thick, disorientating, coloured fog.

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