A rainy December walk
Scenes from central London and Brixton
(Photos/words © urban75, 13th Dec, 2008)
The weather was dreadful, and central London was packed with frantic shoppers, but I grabbed a lovely lunch at the brand new Photographers' Gallery in Ramillies Street, and wandered around with my Lumix LX3 camera.
Beheaded Belisha beacon, Atlantic Road, Brixton.
Named after Leslie Hore-Belisha (1895-1957), who was Minister of Transport responsible for introducing them in 1934, they can be seen all over the UK, Ireland and in the former British crown colonies of Singapore and Hong Kong.
A view of the surprisingly small lamp that lurks inside the orange globe.
Street trader draws a crowd.
Religious singers in the rain, Oxford Street.
The unexpected calm of Hanway Place, just off Oxford Street by Centre Point.
Shoppers in the rain, Tottenham Court Road.
Decorations, Brixton Station Road.
A customer for the Roti Shop in Brixton Station Road.
The cobbled Valentia Place, Brixton with the closed Angel pub in the distance.
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