Author Archives: Hazel

Malabar Court

Malabar Court on the White City estate in Shepherd’s Bush was completed in 1966 and was designed by Noel Moffett. I would make a reasonable guess that the hexagonal rooms look better from the outside than they work in practical … Continue reading

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A sign for the most famous pub in Hanwell

The Fox is at the foot of Green Lane.

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Björk tree on Osterley Park View Road

This photograph of a bare birch tree on Osterley Park View Road that I took yesterday already has 141 views on Flickr. I have no idea why. It’s not that good!

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Craigbank

In the early 1950s, my gran and papa volunteered to leave their Victorian tenement in White Street, Partick to move to a new council estate on the outskirts of the city of Glasgow in an area called Nitshill. The estate … Continue reading

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Know Jesus Know Life

This slogan adorned South Hanwell Baptist Church on Boston Road for years. It was replaced recently by a simple sign stating the name of the church and its website. This is better. And it means so many different things: Know … Continue reading

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Hanwell Flight Bottom written on end of lock beam

This was taken exactly two years ago on the Grand Union Canal in Hanwell.

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Light bulb on the deer in Elthorne Park

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A lovely decorative detail on a house on Drayton Bridge Road

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Hanwell police station

This is a lovely building and it is a shame it hasn’t been used in years. It is available to buy if you are interested.

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Ealing Hospital from Jubilee Meadow

My friend and I were bemoaning the fact that although our boys have lived in Hanwell W7 all their lives their birth certificates say they were born in Southall UB1.

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