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Welcome to the archive section of my blog. To read the full detail of any of these blogs, simply click on the title, or the photo.

Cody Dock

Cody Dock

On a previous walk from Three Mills near Bromley-by-Bow, down the Lea Navigation we forked right at Bow Locks and continued down the canal to Limehouse Basin. Yesterday we crossed the River Lea which runs parallel as far as the lock, before it forks left to make its...
Low Tide in Deep Ford

Low Tide in Deep Ford

Looking up the creek away from the Thames The beautiful gates to Creekside Discovery Centre Treasures given up by the mud A hint of the areas fascinating history What stories they could tell including many tools Bazelgeutte’s barge platform and retaining wall...
A New Bridge

A New Bridge

Amidst all the talk of building bridges not walls a new bridge was opened  this week. Apparently the 41st along the 14km of Regents Canal, linking Granary Square on one side to Camley Street on the other. We took a stroll down there yesterday evening to take a look,...
Knobs and knockers

Knobs and knockers

I find door knockers fascinating and always find I’ve taken lots of pictures of them when out in residential areas. These are a random selection from a much larger collection. It is interesting to note recurring themes in an area; predictably there are lots of...
Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery

Yesterday we went to Highgate cemetery, past the fabulously ornate entrance to the Holly Lodge Estate. The cemetery is one of the ring of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ …opened around the outskirts of London in the 1830s to cope with the doubling in the...