Monday, 26 May 2008

and now a trip to the opposite end of the Monopoly board: Mayfair

Ivy covered building, Curzon Street:

Chesterfield Gardens:

The Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street:

An elephant in a shop window, South Audley Street:

Think Elephant

Elephant & Castle

Tower block off Elephant Road:

188 bus and tower block off New Kent Road:

New flats off Walworth Road:

Think Elephant (I do):

Monday, 19 May 2008

Kennedy Sausages

the former premises of Kennedy Sausages in Camberwell:

and Walworth Road:

Thursday, 15 May 2008

scaffolding stag, Elephant & Castle

made by Ben Long - here's an article about it

and a wind turbine on top of a tower block

Sunday, 11 May 2008

Chinese restaurant, Camden High Street, London

Due to a loophole in English law, magic mushrooms used to available to buy from shops all along Camden High Street. I think the loophole was closed before the giant dragon appeared on the front of this restaurant, which is probably for the best.

Thursday, 8 May 2008

An Arundel Tomb, Chichester Cathedral

There was a photo of the Arundel Tomb in Chichester Cathedral in Saturday's Guardian Review.

Here's the wonderful Philip Larkin poem that immortalised it (or perhaps added to its immortality):

Here's audio of Philip Larkin reading the poem with a brief line of explanation at the start (YouTube is so good).

Here's a plaque about the poem:

And below is my own photo of the tomb but I recommend reading the poem first and imagining the tomb: