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A photo (or three) a day for 2012.

Archive for the month “May, 2012”

Red, White and Blue at Tiffanys, The Spinnaker Tower, and No Junk Mail…

The Diamond Jubilee approaches…red, white and blue in Tiffanys, West Street, Fareham.

The Spinnaker, towering above Portsmouth Harbour station.

NO JUNK MAIL wanted at this house in Fawcett Road, Southsea ;).

Albert Road, Lawrence Road and Arundel Street…

Guess who immediately came to mind when I saw this poster in The Wedgewood Rooms in Albert Road, Southsea earlier today… ;).

In a garden in Lawrence Road, Southsea…

Arthur Conan Doyle bench in Arundel Street. Portsmouth.

A few hours in Chichester…and homage to Philip Larkin…

Shop in East Street, Chichester…

Inside Chichester Cathedral…where I chanced upon a free lunchtime concert, a pianist, James Brawn, playing Beethoven Sonata No. 21 and a ‘Chaconne in D minor’ (whatever that is) by J.S.Bach…

An Arundel Tomb…’What will survive of us is love’…

Atop the Spinnaker Tower

A view of Southsea Common

Part of Portsmouth Dockyard and Portsmouth Harbour railway station…with the Gosport Ferry, HMS Warrior (1860) a distant HMS Victory, and an aircraft carrier also visible…

One of the three viewing platforms of the Spinnaker Tower, with Gosport in the middle distance, and the Isle of Wight on the horizon…

An excursion to Isabella Plantation, Richmond Park…

Entrance gate to Isabella Plantation…

A vista of a small area of the plantation…

Another vista of the same…

A business trip to NW2…and a Dollis Hill tragedy

The elegant arch of Wembley Stadium, as seen from a footbridge over the North Circular at Neasden ;).

A swan, a Canada goose and three goslings, on Brent Reservoir, photo taken in Neasden Recreation Ground.

Floral tributes for 25 year-old Luke Fitzpatrick, victim of a stabbing at this location in Dollis Hill, on the corner of Crest Road and Alder Grove, a week ago..:(.

Late evening by the Thames

South Bank busker singing “Scarborough Fair”.

Thames upstream from Hungerford Bridge.

“Dreamboats and Petticoats”, a musical currently showing at The Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue.

The approaching Euros, a history mural…and one more bit of graffiti…

“The Vanguard” pubĀ in Fareham, preparing for the European Football Championships.

One of eight Portsmouth history murals at Portsmouth and Southsea railway station.

Striking piece of graffiti near Portsmouth and Southsea railway station.

A sunny afternoon along Southsea seafront…

View from near Southsea Castle…

South Parade Pier

Nearing Clarence Pier…

Albert Road, Southsea, at dusk…

The Leopold pub…

Ken Dodd at The King’s Theatre (3rd June), on the corner of Albert Road and Exmouth Street…

Parmiters Antiques, on the corner of Albert Road and Exmouth Street…

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