This is an update to a postI originally wrote in 2011,when I took a trip to Dorset to visit the unique landscape of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset, southern England.Read More
Common ground is a series of photos of (mainly) south London commons and common land. I've created a new gallery, and you can see more of the series in this Flickr album.
Originally in medieval England the common was an integral part of the manor, and was thus part of the estate held by the lord of the manor under a feudal grant from the Crown or a superior peer, who in turn held his land from the Crown which owned all land.
Five black and white photos taken within the last year...
I took a photograph in Paddington Station a few days before coming across one taken from almost the same spot 35 years earlier, in 1982.
Here are some photographs (and a brief video) of Bonsai trees that I took at WindyBank Bonsai the other day.
Last night, a trip to Battersea Arts Centre to see a new film called Sea Sorrow, the directorial debut of Vanessa Redgrave, which highlights the plight and courage of refugees.
I went to the British Museum yesterday. In the Great Court, the very first monumental sculpture you encounter is the magnificent Lion of Knidos.
Walking back from the post office in Streatham, I glanced into this very urban phone box and spotted a pair of scissors in there.
Yesterday I went to the South Bank to meet up with some old friends. This is the only successful photo I took, so it is my daily diary photo.
A set of photographs from the Topkapi Imperial Palace in Istanbul.