Category Archives: Photography

At Last, The Day Has Finally Arrived.

With a spring in my step, I came up for air at Piccadilly Circus Station, whistling Ludwig Minkus’ glorious recurrent melody from La Bayadère with thoughts of the astounding Natalia Osipova uppermost in my thoughts.   I was returned to the … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Windsor… that dress!

Aerial view: Windsor Castle, Berkshire.   In the mad dash to board the train from King’s Cross/St. Pancras Station to Paddington Station, I boarded the wrong train and ended up losing almost of hour of valuable time.  Nonetheless to Windsor with … Continue reading

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Shopping @ British Museum.

On the occasion of HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday, the sunrise was the most glorious display of apricot orange, manseport orange and blood orange tonalities.  So ravishing was it that I had to get up from the … Continue reading

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Oxford Circus. Pimlico. Barbican.

Bright and early Tuesday morning and it was off to Oxford Circus in search of more art.   No faking this; the hustle is fucking real.  As I poured through this joint, I recalled my advice to the London cab driver … Continue reading

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When Things Don’t Go to Plan.

Just another hotel that looks onto Bloomsbury’s Russell Square.  Monday morning, November 12, 2018 rolled around with me being a bit on the antsy side.  Just a couple of days before leaving on the trip, I received an email notice … Continue reading

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The Remains of Armistice Day.

Strangely, though the major part of Armistice Day celebrations were long concluded, there were still more persons moving westward towards the Cenotaph than easterly towards Trafalgar Square.  My companion, a spectacled, freckled guy in his early 30s, was keen on … Continue reading

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Armistice Day 100.

Cenotaph, Whitehall, Sunday, November 11, 2018.   Whilst tucking into the best stewed fruits ever, which I have now- two visits to said Bloomsbury hotel – discovered actually causes my paunch to disappear, a light drizzle dreamily danced outside the dining … Continue reading

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Gosh that was fun!

Thanks to World Ballet Day, there was positively nothing or no one that was going to dissuade me from hitting London town.  Armistice Day and La Bayadère, you say… ha! Naturally, I returned to London, in my ongoing research/quest for … Continue reading

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Ah summer…

After having ravenously devoured this fascinating trilogy last winter, I re-read Crazy Rich Asians in anticipation of the film adaptation. Of course, no film can ever approximate the layers of nuances and breath of ideas between the covers of any … Continue reading

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Aretha!

Sweet sweet sweet and blissful dream, dear sweet sweet sweet Aretha! _____________________________________________ Franklin, Aretha 25/3/1942<O>16/8/2018 Michael: This fragment is a fifth-level mature artisan — third life thereat.  Aretha is in the power mode with a goal of dominance.  An idealist, … Continue reading

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