Whatever happened to all the Hoovers? All the Shake-and-Vaccers? They watched their Rome burn
Abandoned London tube station. Thanks to those who went before.
Early morning over the capital, and for a short while, we were the highest two people in Europe. The sunrise viewing plan, as suggested by my super-enthusiastic companion seemed a little ambitious at the time, and once I’d recovered from … Continue reading
Dabbling with London’s infrastructure.
Heron Tower had topped out earlier that week. After warming up on another high building site, 100 Middlesex St, we wandered past the hoarding and after a split-second decision, took advantage of a break in traffic and went for it. With … Continue reading
Winter 09/10, London.
A much anticipated voyage to the Camden underworld with Styru, and a memorable deflation of my untrustworthy boat.
A night in London for work, and the opportunity for a quick explore with Bukowski Jr. Not by a long way the highest, or most interesting of City roof-tops, however the view to St Paul’s is worth the effort, and … Continue reading
B side of Battersea Power Station. Cogito Jon and I returned for a second attempt, this time with celebrity backup, and the route-finding was relatively straightforward. Despite seeing countless photos of the control room, it still felt pretty special to … Continue reading
First contact with Battersea Power Station. And it certainly wasn’t the last.