Snow Starling

This was taken about 11 years ago, when we had a bit of a snowy spell during December. Here in England we are statistically more likely to have a White Easter than a White Christmas!

The Trafalgar Hawk

Trafalgar Square used to be home to hordes and hordes of pigeons, however that is no longer the case – thanks in large part to this fine creature (and others like it): Not everyone is ...

St Martin-in-the-Fields

This is the very top of St-Martin-in-the-Fields, perhaps one of the most prominent and recognisable churches in London (it helps that it stands on the edge of Trafalgar Square). There has a been a church ...

Roof Top

There was something about the light, and the shapes in this image that I really liked. It feels a bit like a painting. Well, I think it does anyway… enjoy! This particular rooftop stands on ...

The Star Over The Tyre Tree

I enjoyed finding this pink tinsel star sitting atop a stack of tractor tyres, painted green and looking very much like a Christmas tree. There are many obscure Christmas sculptures out there, for example did ...

Merry Christmas 2020

Good morning all, and may I wish you all a very merry festive winter season. I know that not everyone celebrates Christmas specifically at this time of year, but a large percentage of the world ...

Nutcracker

Here’s a traditional Christmas nutcracker, which comes from German folklore. They are said to represent good luck, and will ward off bad spirits when you put them out. Nutcracker dolls originate from the late 1600s ...