18 07, 2014

Lightning over South East London

By |2017-01-06T16:01:00+00:00July 18th, 2014|Categories: Blog, London, Photography|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Ed suggested I grab my tripod and camera this evening and use his 50mm lens (mine is missing at present) and record a video to try and capture some of the lighting we could see from his top floor flat in South East London. We got lucky and in one of the many videos I [...]

31 05, 2014

View from the Shard

By |2016-01-25T20:45:59+00:00May 31st, 2014|Categories: Blog, London, Photography, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

On the 31st May 2014,¬†Maria had kindly paid for us to go see the view from the Shard. After queuing for half an hour, the two lifts up both only lasted thirty seconds to cover about thirty floors each. But it’s worth it, we must have spent a couple of hours up there trying to [...]

23 04, 2014

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

By |2016-01-25T20:45:59+00:00April 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog, London, Photography, Travel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Finally went to the¬†Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew this Easter weekend with Maria and her parents. Had wanted to go since last year, so it’s good to finally see what it’s like and how large it is first hand. Below are a few photos. I should bring my Mum here some time as she would probably [...]

5 01, 2014

Travel in London

By |2017-01-06T16:01:01+00:00January 5th, 2014|Categories: Blog, London, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Having commuted and travelled around London for over a month now I have come to the conclusion that not having a smartphone puts you at such a disadvantage in terms of knowing how to get around that it could almost be considered de facto that you need a smartphone to live in London. […]

23 12, 2013

Christmas shopping

By |2013-12-23T15:26:32+00:00December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Blog, London|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Christmas shopping has been so much easier this year. I had most of it done a few weeks ago and the last of the items arrived with a couple of days to spare. In the past I used to end up doing it on Christmas Eve, but being in London has made it much easier [...]

23 12, 2013

Website changes

By |2017-01-06T16:01:02+00:00December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Blog, London, Technical, Website|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

I have made a few updates on this website and also on which add a couple of extra features as well as updating the wordpress and plugin versions so everything is in good shape. I had neglected this blog for a while so want to spend more time on it now things are settling [...]

8 12, 2013

Nick, Mary and Ed visiting South Kensington

By |2016-01-25T20:45:59+00:00December 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog, London, Photography, Travel|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Early in December, Nick finally got on the Metropolitan line and came to central London to see the museums near where I work and to go to the markets in the Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park. […]