A Knight’s Tale (70: Earning The Gratitude Of Neighbours)

On the outside of a shop on the corner of Shaftesbury Avenue and Macclefield Street, very close to our bedroom window, sat a burglar alarm constantly being set off by spiders and such.  Once activated it would not desist from ringing.  The police could never either trace a keyholder or get one to come outContinue reading “A Knight’s Tale (70: Earning The Gratitude Of Neighbours)”


CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Today I scanned the next batch of colour slides from my Streets of London Series. These were all produced in September 2004. When, in ‘Meandering Through Soho’, I stated that the musical had opened when we were living in Horse and Dolphin Yard, my memory was playing tricks withContinue reading “Questions”

Floating Leaves

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Today the skies were overcast and leaking drizzle. Jackie continued planting and weeding this morning, and I transported compost to fill the hole left by the ficus Aaron had removed yesterday. This afternoon I scanned the next dozen colour slides from my Streets of London series, produced inContinue reading “Floating Leaves”

Meandering Through Soho

Today I travelled by tube to Victoria for a trip around my ’70s home in Soho.  As I neared Morden station two community support police officers rushed past me towards the crowded forecourt.  I thought we were in for some excitement, but they simply wanted to board the 93 bus. Leaving the underground at VictoriaContinue reading “Meandering Through Soho”