Emily Lee

Jackie drove me to and from New Milton for the Waterloo train to lunch with Norman at The Archduke. Before meeting my friend, I walked along Concert Hall Approach and up the steps to the Golden Jubilee Bridge, the supports of which paralleled the structure of a nearby crane. On our previous visit to theContinue reading “Emily Lee”

‘If It’s Worth A Photograph……’

Today’s advent picture is similar to the first, but has a different coloured central star.  This seems to me to offer far more variation than one would see today.  It is worthy of note that there are very few pedestrians admiring the window display and the vehicles on Regent Street in December 1963 are allContinue reading “‘If It’s Worth A Photograph……’”

The Abdication

Jackie drove me to and from Southampton for my trip to London to visit first Norman, then Carol. I chose the Golden Jubilee Bridge route to walk to Green Park. The South Bank living sculpture I had photographed on 18th June had, as usual, caught the eye of another lens wielder. Making my way toContinue reading “The Abdication”

Alex Schneideman

On another oppressively humid overcast day Jackie drove me to Southampton whence I had an uneventful journey to Waterloo.  From there, along, it seemed, with the rest of the world, I walked across Golden Jubilee Bridge which runs parallel with an older railway one; past Charing Cross; through Trafalgar Square; along Pall Mall; up HaymarketContinue reading “Alex Schneideman”

A Vigil

I had some difficulty reading the Oxford History on the train to Waterloo today.  After unsuccessfully struggling to shut out a conversation between two men sitting opposite about a business meeting concerning the creation of a website, I decamped to a seat further up the carriage.  This was not entirely successful; first because their voicesContinue reading “A Vigil”