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A photo (or three) a day for 2012.

Archive for the tag “Covent Garden”

London Eye, St. Martin’s Lane and Covent Garden…

Capsules on the London Eye, one red, on London's South Bank...

Capsules on the London Eye, one red, on London’s South Bank…


Silhouette of the southern end of St. Martin's Lane...

Against-the-light at the southern end of St. Martin’s Lane…


Raising money for Cancer Research UK, in front of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, at lunchtime today...

Raising money for Cancer Research UK, in front of St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, at lunchtime today…

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The perennial fascination of the Great Wen…;)

Living statue in James Street, Covent Garden, around middayish today…


Luxury flats in Princess Park Manor, Friern Barnet, north London…formerly Friern Psychiatric Hospital….and in Victorian times, known as Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum.


We’re going to a party…at a bus stop outside Tesco’s, Finchley Central, around eight-ish this evening…

Operatic busking in WC2…and drizzly dusk in EC2…

A performance of ‘Ave Maria’ in Covent Garden Piazza this afternoon.

View from the Barbican Centre, London EC2, around seven this evening.

Another view from nearby…

A trunk, an abandoned shop, and a sunny Covent Garden…

Trunk in an auction room…

An abandoned shop in Albert Road, Southsea.

A sunny afternoon in Covent Garden, London WC2.

Covent Garden busking, five rings on a river, and a maze of books…

Rob Falsini, a singer-songwriter, originally from Rome, entertaining us, in the early evening today, in the North Hall of Covent Garden Piazza.

Downstream from Waterloo Bridge, the Olympic Rings on the River Thames.

Some 200,000 books, on the floor of the Clore Ballroom in the Royal Festival Hall, in the process of being made into a giant maze, due to open on 31st July, 2012.

 

Phone boxes in Covent Garden

Two very untraditional red phone boxes…

These sealed phone boxes, currently peppered around the West End, are essentially artistic/ornamental, but, occasionally, they have a practical use 😉

One with an Italian Circus theme I think…

A Covent Garden diversion…

Never discovered her name, but she was a knife-juggling acrobat, performing outside St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, mid-afternoon today.

She persuaded a Dutch chap in the audience to throw the three knives up to her…

Here’s the climax of her act…and no, she didn’t drop any ;).

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