Photos: Christmas in London, 2012

Christmas masksA Christmas sceneChristmas at Leadenhall MarketLiverpool Street Christmas treeGiant SantaChristmas at Sounds Around
Christmas at Magi GiftsChristmas in an umbrellaRebecca Hossack's ChristmasChristmas at QubeRotherhithe girlReindeer in Rotherhithe
Christmas lights in GreenwichShoppers in Greenwich MarketSanta's houseSnowman behind barsSanta's house at nightLuminous Christmas house
Bright lights in Honor OakInflatable nativitySanta and the snowmanCharity SantaSanta DIYThe entrance to Greenwich Market

Christmas in London, 2012, a set on Flickr.

Best wishes for the holiday season to those following my work, or to anyone who has just stumbled across it. This is a selection of Christmas-themed photos that I’ve taken over the last month during my journeys around London, as part of my ongoing project to photograph the whole of London by bike, which I began in May this year.

This is the 69th set of my London photos, and it was fun to go through all the photos I’ve been accumulating from my almost daily journeys, large and small, over the last month, picking out those with a Christmas theme — from locations in north London, in central London and the City, on the Isle of Dogs and at various places in south east London, where I live — including my home in Brockley, and also Blackheath, Camberwell, Deptford, Greenwich, Honor Oak, Lewisham and Rotherhithe. Read the rest of this entry »

Green London: Photos of Surrey Quays, Brockley, Telegraph Hill, Blackheath and One Tree Hill

Lavender Pond Nature Park, Surrey QuaysRussia Dock Woodland: An escape from LondonStepping stones in Russia Dock WoodlandHilly Fields, BrockleyA world of green: From Hilly Fields to Forest HillThe magic hill: Blythe Hill from Hilly Fields
The view from Telegraph HillTelegraph Hill: A summer idyllBlackheath on the summer solsticeBlackheath treesThe road to the sun, BlackheathBrookmill Park: Secret Lewisham
The pond in Brookmill ParkOne Tree Hill allotmentsThe sun in the trees on One Tree HillThe Honor Oak, One Tree HillThe sign for the Honor OakOne Tree Hill: the hill-top path
London from One Tree HillMountsfield Park, Catford

Green London: Surrey Quays, Brockley, Telegraph Hill, Blackheath and One Tree Hill, a set on Flickr.

These photos are the latest contributions to my ongoing project, on Flickr, to photograph the whole of London by bike — the sixteenth instalment in what will eventually comprise many hundreds of photos sets. I currently have 60 sets to post, mostly taken in a very busy month before my summer holiday in Italy, so please bear with me. I have also been adding the photos to an interactive map, which can be found here, and I am also engaged in bringing the photos together in collections, for which maps also exist, which I hope help to contextualise the photos. Tags may also be a good way of seeking out photos, and tags are available here.

The project is my way of getting to understand London, the city that has been my home for the last 27 years, and came about because I needed — for reasons involving my health and what I think can accurately be described as my spiritual existence — to combine exercise, exploration and my neglected love of photography. Read the rest of this entry »

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