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London Blue Plaques

I was researching a walking tour of Belgravia and came across a blue plaque to William Ewart (1798-1869) in Eton Place. When The plaques are all over London and commemorate people who lived or worked on the site. I love the thought that someone well-known walked in the street where I am now.  I...

Thomas Hardwick and St Marylebone Parish Church

I took this photo from the gates on the south side of Regents Park. It is a royal park which is why there is a crown at the top of the gate post. The building is St Marylebone parish church. I love the gilded caryatids at the top but my camera doesn’t do justice...

Spitalfields Elephants

This statue of an elephant caught my eye when I was walking through Spitalfields Market in 2020. I went closer to snap it and discovered that sadly, it is there to remind us that elephants are still being killed for their tusks. As I walked around the market area I saw lots of statues...

Yesteryear’s Boundaries

This is a photo I took of boundary markers when I was out walking on New Year’s Day. 2021 has finally arrived and I hope this will be a happy new year for everyone. I am usually very upbeat on New Years Day, I look forward to the the surprises it will bring. Not...