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Bethnal Green Tube Disaster Memorial – Photos

April 29, 2012

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So I wrote a little about the Bethnal Green Tube disaster and the Stairway to Heaven memorial a little while back. Whilst I was there taking some shots I met a lovely guy Called Reg Baker. He interrupted me during a photo telling me that it took just few seconds for the stairway to fill. […]

London Olympics and the East End buildings/architecture regeneration

April 25, 2012

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Following with the Olympics theme I was thinking about the construction of buildings and stadiums around London and in particular the East End of London. I have been around East End on a regular basis recently and have been intrigued by the juxtaposition of the new/old buildings and the rich/poor areas. I was passing one […]

The London marathon and the value of photography and photographs

April 23, 2012

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The BBC news website amongst a whole host of others news sites are now-a-days asking for the public to send in their photos to their website . I was unable to make the London marathon yesterday as I was still recovering from returning from a grueling trip abroad and the jet lag. When reading the […]

10th Apr 2012 Instagram app sold to Facebook for $1bn

April 10, 2012

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So today I read that Instagram sold for $1bn. The question obviously is whether or not its worth the money or not. I’ve never owned an iphone and never intend to, and this is where they started out. I’ve recently upgraded to a decent smartphone and have finally begun discovering the world of apps (better […]

4th April 2012 – Hosepipe ban in London, South east and elsewhere in England

April 5, 2012

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I am always intrigued by the fact that we always have hosepipe bans here in England. We had a heavy (though short) rain storm the other day, and as i’m typing this blog post it is overcast outside and forecast to rain. Apparently we have a drought after two dry winters. What I hate the […]

National Pet Month 7th April – 7th May

April 3, 2012

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So its National Pet Month this month. As described on http://www.nationalpetmonth.org.uk, National Pet Month’s aims are to; Promote responsible pet ownership Make people aware of the mutual benefits of living with pets Increase public awareness of the role of pet care specialists Raise awareness of the value of working and assistance companion animals As I […]