London in Spring – scenes by the River Thames and around the city

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Spring is in the air and I’ve been out and about in London with my trusty Ricoh GR camera.

Here’s a brief selection of photos taken around the banks of the River Thames and in central London.  

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Businessman studies some reading matter on the tube.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Not In Use, Vauxhall tube station.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Lion and washed up log, Vauxhall.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

There’s something worth celebrating.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Green wood on the riverfront.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Vauxhall beach.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Looking west, with Vauxhall Bridge in the foreground.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

It’s a cute face in the stone!

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Low tide on the Thames.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Profound stuff.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Guantanamo sculpture.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

The bronze boat that looks like it’s sailing through the foyer of the International Maritime Organisation on to the pavement of the Albert Embankment.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Built in 1921, the attractive Southwark Bridge has the honour of having the lowest traffic utilisation of any bridge in central London.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Bridge lights against a darkening sky.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Street performer outside the National Gallery.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Medieval portraits,

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Watching the painters.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Unique London art on an ice cream van.

London in Spring - scenes by the River Thames and around the city, April 2015

Green Park in full bloom.