Entablatured Ingress

Head down to Piccadilly tube station and then once again walk along to the Royal Academy.  But this time, instead of crossing the concourse, rotating through the revolving doorway and following the rest of the whirling crowds into the great carousel jamboree of the annual Summer Show exhibition extravaganza, I dodge past them all, turn … Continued

Gee-Whizz Spot

Head off down to London Bridge tube station and then stay on the shadowy side of the street in order to try to avoid the ultra-violent ultraviolet rays that are beaming down and bouncing up onto my shimmering sweltering surfaces.  But it’s not just the heat that’s in danger of causing a slight malfunctioning of … Continued

Conflagrationary Fate

Head down to Charing Cross tube station and then stroll along the Strand to get to Somerset House, the rather elegant Neo-Classical Georgian construction that was originally home to its eponymous Duke; before more recently housing the Government’s registry of births, deaths and marriages; then becoming the HQ of the Inland Revenue; and now is … Continued