Green London: Photos of Crystal Palace, the Isle of Dogs, Ladywell and Brockley

Mudchute FarmSigns on the Isle of DogsHorse and donkeys and Canary WharfHorses and donkeys on Mudchute FarmMudchute ParkThe headless woman
The wet SphinxThe Sphinx in the bushThe Sphinx in the treesCrystal Palace stepsCrystal Palace archesCrystal Palace statue and terrace
Looking east from Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace TV transmitterBrutalist leisurePaxton's giant headAvenue of trees, Crystal Palace ParkLadywell Fields, looking south
Ladywell Fields, looking northLadywell Fields, looking eastHilly Fields, BrockleyA tree on Hilly FieldsLeaves, Hilly FieldsHilly Fields from Adelaide Avenue

Green London: Crystal Palace, the Isle of Dogs, Ladywell and Brockley, a set on Flickr.

My 42nd photo set in my ongoing project to photograph the whole of London by  bike brings together a few disparate elements, photographed in July, and united under the umbrella title of “Green London” — firstly, a few photos from Mudchute Farm and Mudchute Park, on the Isle of Dogs, which I had put aside when I posted a set of photos of a journey around Canary Wharf to which these were the green prelude.

The second group of photos — 12 photos of Crystal Palace — were taken on a rainy afternoon, and had been sitting around until I decided to join them up with the “Green London” photos — not just the Mudchute idyll, but also some photos taken locally to me — in Ladywell Fields, a popular spot by the River Ravensbourne, which, further downstream, feeds into the River Thames at Deptford Creek, and on Hilly Fields, the wonderful hill-top park near my home, with its wonderful views out over south east London and beyond, and, at strategic points, its glimpses of Canary Wharf and the O2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Andy Worthington

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