During Sunday’s chilly lockdown walk, I wandered along the Thames from Rotherhithe into Central London, through Shoreditch and home. Just past #bermondseybeach the Thames Tideway project dominates the riverbank, working on a 25-mile “super-sewer” for London. A freezing easterly wind brought the first of a week-long snowstorm, but the birds seemed perky enough in the wind. Views west over the City and the snow-filled sky. . #snowflurry #urban #flaneur #thames #rotherhithe #bermondsey #noir #leica #leicauk #summilux #35mmfle #monochrom #bnw #beastfromtheeast2

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View through the water on Regent’s Canal. As we walked we remarked upon how clean the water in canal was. So clear you could see the bottom and the myriad bits of jetsam, vegetation and unknowable things lurking there! Just after we’d passed some magnetists (if that’s a word) who had dragged out three (3!) safes, bikes and random stuff, there was a quieter stretch where the reflection, floating duck weed and canal-floor came together. If you are interested in magnetorising (who wouldn’t be?) here’s an article on the pair (https://ift.tt/2KZ3pkb) and their YouTube channel opens with a video of the Bethnal Green section of the canal – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK5yjKrJlXusGaJcZJ0NT3A Happy New Year :) 🧲 . . . #leica #leicauk #monochrom #m246 #summilux #50mmsummilux #canal #flaneur #magnetfishing #london #street #noir #blacknwhite

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“Thank you – Call Again”. Wandering #lockdown #london streets for the Pre-Christmas re-opening (and who knows what that will bring to retail, hospitality and health sectors!) and I am reminded with sadness of the passing of #Soho butcher, Moe Albanese as a result of covid. I’ve only just caught up with this news. Moe the Butcher ran a store from@another age in #newyork’s soho. Amidst the concept stores, flagships and hipster joints, a craftsman serving a community. My condolences to his family and customers. You can read the news and some of his extraordinary story here: https://ift.tt/2Vf1bOD . . #retail #speciality #flaneur #street #leica #summilux #35fle #bnw #blacknwhite #monochrom #m246

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Crepuscular. Each morning on the way to the patisserie this field has caught the light, a gap in the surrounding trees allowing the dawn light to graze the tops of the sprouting cow parsley (wild chervil, anthriscus). The field always seems a little bit ‘too alive’ for my liking – crepuscular bugs, rodents, things and what sounds like a hog- so this was close enough! . . #france #noir #field #crepuscular #lightroom #blacknwhite #mono #dawn #brittany

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