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lomo london

lomo london

postcards from london (as seen through the plastic lens of a Diana F+ lens adapter & Diana+ 55mm wide angle lens attached to a DSLR).

* images blurry by design

acton green

la fromagerie, marylebone

la fromagerie, marylebone

daunt books. like crack cocaine for bibliophiles

coco momo

the natural kitchen

who could resist taking a photograph of a store named lewis & lewis? (not me)

the nature cure clinic

oldbury place

crypt & goose cafe

the world’s greatest detective

monmouth, borough market. our weekly pilgrimage for freshly roasted coffee beans

borough market

the ferryman’s seat, bear gardens, southbank

this is the last surviving example of the boatmen’s seats that once lined the southbank. until 1750 london bridge was the only means of crossing the thames in central london; so “wherrymen” ferried passengers across in narrow water taxis, or “wherries”. the boatmen waited on these rough stone benches until their vessels filled up with rowdy patrons spilling out of the nearby rose and globe theatres, the bear baiting rings and brothels (evocatively known as “stews” because they doubled-up as steam baths).
source: secret london. an unusual guide

millenium bridge and st pauls cathedral

sunflower seeds, by ai weiwei. tate modern turbine room

millenium bridge and st pauls cathedral

women’s lavatory shadow

vinoteca. arguably london’s best wine bar

white for me, red for the mr.