London Urban Beach

Beyond Beach East there aren’t many paddling opportunities, but maybe next year…

South England Coastline

The coastline of the United Kingdom is formed by a variety of natural features including islands, bays, headlands and peninsulas. It consists of the coastline of the island of Great Britain and the north-east coast of the island of Ireland, as well as a large number of much smaller islands. Much of the coastline is …

Busking in London Underground

Here are the Ts&Cs: INTRODUCTION These Terms and Conditions cover the Audition process only and do not form part of the Terms and Conditions governing the LU Busking Scheme. By submitting an Application Form and participating in the application process to receive a Busking Licence, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions …

Open Your Mind In Cornwall

Cornwall is a ceremonial county and unitary authority area of England within the United Kingdom. Cornwall is a peninsula bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar. Cornwall has a population of 536,000 …

Spiritual Cobwebs

What is the spiritual meaning of cobwebs? The spider’s web is its domain or kingdom. The purpose of the cobweb has many functions few of which are: home for the spider means of defense for it use to capture prey for its food forms it network of operation

London Commuting is Crazy

I put the London Commuting in a painting. At some poimt my commute was cycling 13 miles every day, Tooting Broadway to London Bridge – I loved it.

London Bridge News

There’s now way in London to avoid to get free newspapers for the tube. Taken at London Bridge.

Breakwater Dover

Breakwaters are structures constructed on coasts as part of coastal defense or to protect an anchorage from the effects of both weather and longshore drift.

Clapham Common Tube Station

The station is at the eastern tip of Clapham Common and was opened in June 1900 as the new southern terminus of the City & South London Railway, which was extended from Stockwell. It remained the terminus until the Morden extension was opened in 1926. Apart from a small domed entrance building on the tip …

Southbank Centre London

The Southbank Centre is not a beauty, is it? Still, I like it there – lots of things going on there.

Alison Lapper Pregnant Tafalgar Square

A great piece of art by Marc Quinn back in 2005-2007. More about Alison Lapper here. More about Marc Quinn here. [hr] Another exciting project by Marc Quinn is called “Self”, a frozen sculpture of the artist’s head made from 4.5 litres of his own blood, taken from his body over a period of 5 years: [hr]

Balfron Tower Brutalism London

Balfron Tower was designed by architect Ernő Goldfinger and is associated with the Brutalist style of 1960’s architecture. Goldfinger himself was pleased with the design and moved into flat 130, on the 25th floor, for two months in 1968. He and his wife threw champagne parties to find out what the residents liked and disliked …

Selfportrait London 2003

I took this picture when I first came to London. I was looking for a job back then, so I guess I was in between interviews.

The Barbican – Statues

The Barbican is Europe’s largest multi-arts and conference venue presenting a diverse range of art, music, theatre, dance, film and creative learning events. It is also home to the London Symphony Orchestra.

Somerset House London

Photo show a staircase in the Somerset House London. From Wikipedia: Somerset House is a large Neoclassical building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, England, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge. The building, originally the site of a Tudor palace, was designed by Sir William Chambers in …

Clapham South Off Licence Guy

Next to Clapham South Tube Station – I always went there to buy “things”. He was from Iraq I belive. A nice guy and we laughed a lot about the nutters coming into the shop.

Battersea Park Duck Pond

Battersea Park is a 200 acre (83-hectare) green space at Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth in London, England. It is situated on the south bank of the River Thames opposite Chelsea, and was opened in 1858. The park occupies a mix of marshland reclaimed from the Thames, and land formerly used for market …

No Surprise

In some gallery for some modern art in some city in some country.

Battersea Park Activities

I really like this park a lot and spent much time there but there are some nasty places in Battersea Park as well.

London Free Runner

These free runners guys hang out around London Southbank – lots of needed urban concrete there.

From Gipsy Hill to Soho

Prepared and ready. Where’s the bloody train? Gipsy Hill is located in south east of London. Photo taken 2010.

Eating Songbirds

In 2008 I was forced to eat fried songbirds in Italy. Not nice taste-wise and neither aesthetically.

Brixton Cycles

I used to live next door and it was my favourite bicycle shop in London. Missing it now.

Busking London Embankment

There are some mane talented musicians in London busking around. What a pleasure to listen to them.

Mistletoe London

Plenty of these things around here. Liking them, they can gice you magic powers if prepared the right way.

Bee – Shallow Depth of Field

A picture of a super cute honey bee – must have been taken in Wales if I am not mistaken. Taken with Sigma EX Macro – 150 mm – F/2.8

Kitsch Definition

This rose looks nice but something makes me wonder. Is it kitsch? The kitsch definition is: “calculated to have popular appeal” – a crowd pleaser. Kant describes the direct appeal to the senses as “barbaric” – I feel similar. The presence of sentimentality and the lack of originality seems Kitsch. I can go to a …

The Science Museum London

Located in South Kensington the science museum London is all about science, industry and Puffing Billy… Find the web site here.

Interesting Plants

This time: I have no idea. I have seen this strange plant in the Botanical garden.

Newborn London

The baby of a friend. Both exhausted after the birth.

The Blood House

This is the London house were 1985 was a whole family ereased by an unknown murderer.

Close to Open

Simple and tiny plant shows me how things get done. Somewhere in a London park.

Brutalism London

For more and comprehensive information about brutalism in London please see here or here.

Piece of Art in the Old Vic Tunnels

The Old Vic Theater (by Kevin Spacey) acquired this space beneath Waterloo Station and transformed it into the typical London urban fun called Old Vic Tunnels. View Larger Map

Hercules and the Hydra

The story behind Hercules and the Hydra goes like this: King Eurystheus told Hercules he had to go kill the Hydra. The Hydra was a huge snake with seven heads. Hercules thought, “Well, that sounds easy. I’ll just go cut off its heads with my sword.” But when he was fighting the Hydra, he realized …

Childs Grave

Grave monument prices are high so this makes sense, me thinks. Picture was taken at Brompton cemetery, London.

Spiders In London

Taken in autumn 2011 in London Tooting near the off-licence where I used to buy beers.

Inertia Unit

An impact of age is inertia. The problem is that the inertia moment occurs more often. The picure was taken at a flew market in London.

London Life Pensions

London life pensions are low, life can be tough in London. Rents are high and the general as well as the work situation is highly competitive. The flute player did not have a pension plan I take it. He should have used a pension calculator. Related articles Are you confident about your State Pension? (

Miss Temptation

My girl friend is requesting my presence at seven sisters park UK.

London Marathon Runners

London marathon runners dress up in fancy dresses. This photo shows Bob, the smurf. This is the London marathon map.

london traffic problems

London Traffic is a nightmare. I wish more people would cycle – the problem is London is rather huge. Better sleep over it.

Coming Of Spring

Spring makes its own tender statement here in London. A blooming magnolia.

Tooting Life

I lived for some time in Tooting and had a good time there. This picture shows my house mate at that time. This is to say about Tooting London: Where is Tooting in London: it’s in the South-West on the Northern Line one stop after Balham (Tooting Bec and the Tooting Broadway) Postcode for Tooting: SW 16 …

The Girl With No Hands

This picture was taken at Kensal Green Cemetery London. The girl without hands or the handless maiden or the woman without hands or the maiden without hands is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. A poor miller was offered wealth by the devil if the miller gave him what stood behind the …

Spring In London

Spring in London is a great time – this photo is from the hidden London series and was taken in Streatham South-London.

London Backyard

There are so many unexpected backyards in London, I always to come across some back yard chickens there. I love these places of neglectance.

Upper Tooting Road

Part of the borough of Wandsworth Tooting Broadway is full diversity and people you can take pictures ever and ever again. Am missing it! There are not fancy shops or pubs there, its more the real London – without being to much of East London.

The London Bridge Experience

Amongst the interesting places in London the London Bridge is good to watch commuters. Especially bankers – every morning there’s an army of suspicous people walking from London Bidge Station towards the city. A true spectacle – a sad rat race. It’s also a good starting point for places to visit near London. This photo …

Heat Indicator

I like my stylish heat indicator – its for the bbq temperature. Taken in the backyard of my house in London.

Pride Goes Before A Fall

Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall – so don’t be arrogant. However the face is priceless. Taken in London, UK.

Tree Walk Kew Gardens

Kew botanic garden in London are an area you have to visit if you go to London. A huge number of all kinds of tress from around the world and lots of things to do. A newer attraction is the Kew Gardens tree top walk. It takes you 18 metres up in the air, bringing …

Seven Sisters Cliffs

Wonderful chalk cliffs at Seven Sisters in Sussex, England. Called Seven Sisters Country Park. If you have the chance go there, it’s magic.


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