I just love lion statues. This one is in the Royal Maritime Museum in Greenwich. These incredible statues truly capture the majesty and beauty of these creatures even if it is highly stylised. This week’s black and white photograph is Lord … Continue reading
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After having seeing Greenwich in one day, I am now convinced that it can’t be done properly. Just the art in the Painted Halls can if viewed with no sense of urgency take hours. There there is the Cutty Sark, … Continue reading
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Some cups of tea make you want to linger over them, and others you slam down and get on with things. That was the case with this last cup, it was time to move on and walk along the river … Continue reading
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Where else in the world can you step on time other than in Greenwich? You can stand on time on the meridian line, a brass inlay, which is loads easier than trying to stand or catch the Time Ball. The … Continue reading
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Walking down from the train station towards the centre of Greenwich, this door grabbed my attention. I loved how the red just bolted out from the yellow bricks. The windows gave me pause..the new double glazed windows just lack the … Continue reading