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Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag


Fractured Reflections

This week, WordPress is encouraging us to ‘forego the straightforward in favour of the twisting and winding’. And so I’m offering up the ceiling of the Great Court at the British Museum.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background

Streets of London

Streets of London

This week’s challenge asked us to “Take a picture of yourself or someone else as a shadow, a reflection, or a lesser part of a scene, making the background, or – as in the example – the foreground, the center of attention”.
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Ultimate Night Out

Ultimate Power - Phil Collins t-shirt 

Friday night: official start to the weekend. And this Friday Ladies and Gentlemen, I joined the thousands of people crowding the London streets for a well deserved night of clubbing. That’s right, little crippled me!

In March, having become a little fed up of being basically housebound, I set myself the task of attending a normal, social activity (I don’t care what anyone says, medical appointments do NOT count as “going out”!). So Friday night found me at the Electric Ballroom in Camden with my sisters and some friends, enjoying Ultimate Power.

What do you mean you’ve never heard of it? You are seriously missing out, matey!
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London Eye Capsule

London Eye


I was built as a celebration: a tolling for a new millennium that promised much change and progress – if the preceding 100 years were any indication.

        I divided opinion between the inhabitants as my bulk was hard to hide amongst the historical buildings that line the South Bank of the river; and because a Ferris wheel is still just a large wheel no matter how you dress it up. But obvious and slightly clumsy as I was, I would become a phenomenon for the many that passed my way.
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