yizhivika

A photo (or three) a day for 2012.

Archive for the tag “Albert Road”

‘…Tomorrow the mountains will separate us; After tomorrow – who can say?’

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step...

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step…


Some things in life are a long haul, but it’s best to keep a smile on your face...;)

Some things in life are a long haul, but it’s best to keep a smile on your face…;)


Finally, thanks to everyone who has visited this site in the past year, liked or commented on a post, and with special thanks to secret squirrel, wightvixen, andelieya, and Chris, who have accompanied me on this journey, for all, or part, of the way…a prosperous and Happy New Year to you all  xxxx

Finally, thanks to everyone who has visited this site in the past year, liked or commented on a post, and with special thanks to secret squirrel, wightvixen, andelieya, and Chris, who have accompanied me on this journey, for all, or part, of the way…a prosperous and Happy New Year to you all 🙂 xxxx

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An afternoon ramble around Southsea…

Anyone fancy a Christmas Day swim?

Anyone fancy a Christmas Day swim?


Just a brief, light shower despite the clouds...

Just a brief, light shower despite the clouds…


Seating on Southsea seafront...

Seating on Southsea seafront…


The Naval War Memorial...and the Spinnaker Tower in the distance...

The Naval War Memorial…and the Spinnaker Tower in the distance…


Rocks and waves...

Rocks and waves…


Moon and bird...

Moon and bird…


United Salons unisex hairdressers in Castle Street...

United Salons unisex hairdressers in Castle Street…


Chantelle shop window...

Chantelle shop window…


Junction of Albert Road with Exmouth Road, with the Kings Theatre on the left...

Junction of Albert Road with Exmouth Road, with the Kings Theatre on the left…

Southsea at dusk…and beyond

View from Fratton station railway bridge around 7.15 this evening…

Entrance to The King’s Theatre, on the corner of Albert Road and Exmouth Road in Southsea…

‘The Goose at the V & A’ pub (formerly a police station), at the western end of Albert Road, Southsea.

Eжевика…and Albert Road at nightfall.

If you ever wondered where ‘yizhivika’ originated…here’s the answer, ежевика, Russian for ‘blackberries’ 😉

Towards the eastern end of Albert Road…The Bold Forester, and The Leopold pubs.

And at the western end of Albert Road, outside of the King’s Theatre.

Fawcett Road, Albert Road and Exmouth Road, Southsea.

The Moscow State Circus revisits Southsea Common…and XQ being a Southsea shopkeeper means complimentary tickets in return for advertising the circus 😉

Part of the shop window of Langford Antiques in Albert Road.

At the end of Exmouth Road, opposite the King’s Theatre.

Desperados, Olympic Rings, and a golden statue joining in :).

Desperados indeed…in competition with the Olympic Opening Ceremony. Outside the Fawcett Inn pub in Fawcett Road, Southsea. ;).

Ah, that’s more like it…a Union Flag and some Olympic Rings…at the Duke of Devonshire pub in Albert Road…

And even the golden statue atop the Kings Theatre in Albert Road getting into the spirit of things…though you may have to zoom in here…

Southsea, evening…

Jessie Road…

Trinity Methodist Church, on the corner of Albert Road and Francis Avenue.

Flashing Badges by Virgo…in a shop window, Albert Road.

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.

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…

Southsea shopfronts, Albert Road and Fawcett Road.

A TCM Clinic in Albert Road I've visited a few times..;)

 

A mural in Fawcett Road, Southsea.

 

Coloured wigs in Fawcett Road.

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