Walking down Old Street on my way to work one morning, I happened to catch a glimpse of this fearsome machine taking down a building.Read More
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.
Colindale is a London Underground station in Colindale, a suburb of north London. The station is on the north-south Edgware branch of the Northern line, between Burnt Oak and Hendon Central stations.
Just before noon today there was an enormous bang. We're all a bit jumpy given the recent attacks in Paris I think, and when we realised it wasn't right nearby, my coworkers and I all raced to the window. I caught a photo of the rapidly disappearing aftermath - the black smoke whipping away on the wind...
A photo I took 7 years ago is now being used to illustrate the Wikipedia entry on Strand Underpass...Read More
Getting on the number 57 bus at Tooting Broadway, I went upstairs to find a seat on the top deck. As I sat down and looked out of the window, I did a double-take because of how closely this person resembled Steve Jobs.Read More
Here are four photographs taken inside the Strand Underpass in London.
I went to have lunch with a friend today. He works in Bloomsbury and I was driving up from south London via Waterloo, so I crossed the river using Waterloo Bridge and then took the Strand Underpass to get up to Holborn and Russell Square.
I’ve taken photos as I’ve driven through this tunnel a couple of times before, and once again had my camera out today to shoot a couple more and I’ve posted them all here.
Something about this road tunnel just makes me want to take pictures.
The A301 Strand Underpass allows northbound traffic from Waterloo Bridge heading for the A4200 Kingsway to avoid the Strand and Aldwych. There is no equivalent southbound facility. The underpass utilizes the former Kingsway tram subway which closed for tram use in 1952. The tram subway was converted, and the underpass was constructed, by John Mowlem & Co and opened in 1964.