Tag: london

A cornered conceit

…”The glass conceals, till (splitting sun) it dancesLanterns in lanes of light its own streaked image.” Glass Grain ~ Charles Tomlinson At Doggett’s Coat & Badge pub by the Thames (named after Thomas Doggett, the original organiser of the 300 year old London Bridge… Continue Reading “A cornered conceit”

Isolation #10

One of things I miss about Central London is being able to walk through empty streets and places at the weekend, with time to stop and stare. This alley is Chichester Rents, an ancient thoroughfare incorporated into a modern office development. I liked to… Continue Reading “Isolation #10”

A slow shutter on a moving world

Chaos is a friend of mine Bob Dylan Just before going to new Zealand in January, I spent the weekend in Central London – my old hunting ground – and once more I was struck by the chaos of the crowds, the melee in… Continue Reading “A slow shutter on a moving world”