These shots were taken in March. The first 10 photos were on a cloudy evening. The rest were on a bright sunny early morning two days later. The place? A walk down the Strand to Trafalgar Square. I don't want to live in London anymore, but I do love it.
Opposite the Strand Palace Hotel where I stayed
is the Savoy, where I didn't stay! I remember
some great meals at "Simpsons in the Strand"
The RSA tucked away.
Inexpensive coffee to keep you warm on a chilly
The Icon. The red London Bus. Despite threats
of extinction, still to be seen on the Central
London bus routes
Charing Cross Station
This was new to me. Bikes for rent. The scheme
is, by all accounts, very successful
The famous red phone box and the
Metropolitan Police light,
with just a touch of graffiti
The Mall - the driveway to Buckingham Palace
Trafalgar Square as a concert venue for a
The base of Nelson's column
Another view of St Martins-in-the-Fields
Now you can see Nelson
The National Gallery
The art piece of the moment. A replica of
Lord Nelson's ship Victory, set inside a
giant bottle. It was made by artist Yinka
.......up close. The 'glass' is plastic and was
made in Italy
The fountains are a special feature of the square
Nelson standing proud
Last minute preparations?