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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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London night-time views…

London's South Bank, from Waterloo Bridge...

London’s South Bank, from Waterloo Bridge…


View downstream from Waterloo Bridge...

View downstream from Waterloo Bridge…


View from the Strand northwards, towards Bow Street and the Aldwych...

View from the Strand northwards, towards Bow Street and the Aldwych…

An afternoon visit to the British Museum…and a free early evening gig at the QEH…

The British Museum, in Great Russell Street…


Lely’s Venus…and how many millions of eyes have now gazed upon her over the years 😉


The guitarist and double-bassist of the John Crawford Quintet, performing in the Front Room of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, in the free, and well attended, ‘Friday Tonic’ gig at 5.30 pm today….

More Friday Night South Bank-ery…and The Fortune Theatre, Russell Street…

Starts today…illuminated sign outside the Royal Festival Hall…


Wagamama…beneath the Royal Festival Hall…


The very long-running “The Woman in Black” (I must have seen it more than twenty years ago!), at the Fortune Theatre, Russell Street, Covent Garden…

Friday night on the South Bank

Curious building in front of the London Eye…


The Royal Festival Hall Foyer: a card beside the knitted dolls reads, ‘Gothalicious, anon, HM Prison Send, Surrey (women), Needlecraft’


The Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room…

Hungerford Bridge and the South Bank

Busker on Hungerford Bridge, performing a steelpan version of Glenn Miller’s ‘In the Mood’ :).


Artwork currently in front of the Royal Festival Hall…


…and a sculpture currently beside the Hayward Gallery.

Early evening walk from Vauxhall Bridge to Westminster Bridge…

Down by Vauxhall Bridge…on Millbank, looking upstream…

Looking downstream from Victoria Tower Gardens towards Westminster Bridge…

Standing on the south side of Westminster Bridge

Two bird’s-eye views from Hungerford Bridge…and a green eye and the IMAX…

Two strangers on the shore…at low tide on the Thames…

View from Hungerford Bridge, on the South Bank…

From the steps of Waterloo Station, a green eye and the BFI Imax cinema beyond.

 

 

South Bank and Finchley Central…

Against the light, South Bank, early evening…

‘I’m celebrating being an African Woman. That’s what I’m celebrating’…Bongiwe Mba…exhibit in the Unlimited Global Alchemy exhibition, Royal Festival Hall.

No 460 bus, crossing the railway bridge at Finchley Central, around 7.45 pm tonight.

Dusk, and beyond, on the Thames…

From Westminster Bridge, a view downstream…

‘Underwater Wenlock’, outside the London Aquarium on the South Bank.

View of the South Bank, from Hungerford Bridge.

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