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The year’s last visit to London’s South Bank…

The IMAX cinema illuminated...

The IMAX cinema illuminated…


A semi-abstract composition with a South Bank fountain in the foreground and the Queen Elizabeth Hall beyond...

A semi-abstract composition with a South Bank fountain in the foreground and the Queen Elizabeth Hall beyond…


This week's Friday Tonic gig, in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, between 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm, was The Liane Carroll Trio, and excellent they were too :)

This week’s Friday Tonic gig, in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, between 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm, was The Liane Carroll Trio, and excellent they were too 🙂


The music was initially jazz standards, but became more diversified later...

The music was initially jazz standards, but became more diversified later…


Apologies there are no photos of the the guitarist (Roger Carey) and drummer (Mark Fletcher) here, but they weren't visible from where I was sitting on the floor ;)...

Apologies there are no photos of the the guitarist (Roger Carey) and drummer (Mark Fletcher) here, but they weren’t visible from where I was sitting on the floor ;)…


Liane was seated at the piano throughout, with the exception of one song 'Fever' in which she encouraged an audience singalong :)...

Liane was seated at the piano throughout, with the exception of one song ‘Fever’ in which she encouraged an audience singalong :)…


The set finished with the Trio's version of 'Fairytale of New York', as popularised by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl...

The set finished with the Trio’s version of ‘Fairytale of New York’, as popularised by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl…


The Queen Elizabeth Hall...

The Queen Elizabeth Hall…


The Christmas Tree in front of the Queen Elizabeth Hall...

The Christmas Tree in front of the Queen Elizabeth Hall…

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Standing in the dock at Southampton…not trying to get to Holland or France…;)

Holy Rood Church and QE2 Anchor. High Street, Southampton...

Holy Rood Church and QE2 Anchor. High Street, Southampton…


Clock and bells, Holy Rood Church...

Clock and bells, Holy Rood Church…


Red car and Red Falcon ferry at Town Quay...

Red car and Red Falcon ferry at Town Quay…


Seagull among puddles, at Town Quay...

Seagull among puddles, at Town Quay…


Silhouetted boat and a moody sky...

Silhouetted boat and a moody sky…


Red car at Town Quay...

Red car at Town Quay…


Red Funnel ferry at Town Quay...

Red Funnel ferry at Town Quay…


Red Funnel ferries and seagull at Town Quay...

Red Funnel ferries and seagull at Town Quay…


...and a Christmas tree for a friend in South Carolina..;)

…and a Christmas tree for a friend in South Carolina..;)

December lights in Regent Street, Oxford Street, and Trafalgar Square…

Christmas lights at the top end of Regent Street, near Oxford Circus...

Christmas lights at the top end of Regent Street, near Oxford Circus…


Hmmm...I guess that Marmite sentiment  is as true of some folks' attitude ro Christmas shopping in Oxford Street... ;)

Hmmm…I guess that Marmite sentiment is as true of some folks’ attitude to Christmas shopping in Oxford Street… 😉


Trafalgar Square from its western side...

Trafalgar Square from its western side…

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