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.
One of the old favourites on my bookshelf is a book I gave to my father many years ago and ultimately inherited, the Village London Atlas: Changing Face of Greater London, 1822-1903...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
So this accident caused a big queue of traffic in the morning on my way to work. On the way home that same evening, the two unfortunate vehicles that were in the accident were still there.