Mods

Modern day Mods: the Vespa shop in FarGo Village, Coventry.

Vespa Shop

Friends

No, not those Friends. These friends.

_DSC1571Birmingham again. I’m falling in love with that city.

Birmingham

Birmigham Lines

Back in the capital

Days after the UK coffee festival I was back in London for meetings and took the opportunity to take some photographs while on my journeys (despite attempts by rain to thwart my plans).

I got to London in time for breakfast – and my new breakfast favourite is the bacon naan from Dishoom.

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IMG_9307Oxford Street was a busy as usual.

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IMG_9324While in reality this young man was adjusting his headphones, it’s almost as if he doesn’t want to hear any more about Les Miserables.

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IMG_9329And I managed to find a couple of the Shaun the Sheep statues that are dotted all over the city.

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IMG_9337That was it for this trip to London, although I’ll be back down again soon.

Balloons (redux)

More people with balloons; a running theme in Oblique Exposure.

Balloons

Monotone Streets of London

A couple of black and white shots from a recent trip to London.

Oxford Street

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IMG_9317Monmouth Coffee in Covent Garden

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Brick Lane

Following on from the last post on urban art, here are a few more from Brick Lane in London.

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Brick LAne London

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Brick LAne LondonThis a great place for street photography. So much colour, so many people and interesting buildings and decoration to photograph.

Urban art: London

 

Heading to the London Coffee Festival meant wandering around Shoreditch which has so much urban art it’s almost too difficult to know what to take a photo of. IMG_9039

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For those that have had enough discussion about the upcoming election – this might be a place for you to go. IMG_9060
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IMG_9083I took these photographs on my way to and from the London Coffee Festival – there are a few more from Brick Lane in the next post but next time I have some spare time in London I’m going to head back here, as I’m sure there is lots I missed.

UK coffee week

Like the sign outside the cafe Timber Yard says….

IMG_9295You can find out more about UK coffee week (04-10 May 2015) here.

Whereever you get your coffee – smile!

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Back to Borough Market

After my trip to the London Coffee Festival I decided to take a diversion via Borough market on my way back. This was probably the busiest I’ve seen the market, so I didn’t stay too long. Just long enough to pick up some blueberry honey creme from  ‘From Field and Flower‘.

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Had I not been weighed down with my finds from the London Coffee festival I would have ended up bring back a tonne of vegetables from the market. Borough Market London

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Borough Market LondonThe reason I wanted to visit Borough market was to visit Spice Mountain to stock up on a few things I have ran out of, but I got distracted and forgot. Will have to head back there next week when I am in London again.