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Ghost signs of Hanwell

Hanwell has several ghost signs. These two are on the back of buildings that fronted the Uxbridge Road. They are visible from Station Road and presumably were there to encourage potential shoppers coming from the direction of the station. The … Continue reading

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Waste train

I’ve lived in Hanwell for twenty years now and this was the first really good view that I’ve got of the waste trains that go and from the waste transfer station down in Brentford.

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Brunswick Centre

After seeing 9 Lives by Dave McKean at the British Library, Andy and I decided to walk to Russell Square rather than get on the tube straight away at Kings Cross for the Piccadilly line. The late evening sunlight was … Continue reading

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Barnes Bees

I saw this beehive behind Two Peas in a Pod on Church Road. If you look carefully you can actually see one of the bees but in actuality there was plenty of activity.

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Barnes Old Cemetery

Barnes Old Cemetery is an abandoned and, hence, overgrown graveyard near the common. I was a little disappointed in its lack of romanticism but perhaps I wasn’t in the mood or the light wasn’t right.

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Beautiful clouds over Hanwell

Around about eight in the evening the light outside became a lovely golden colour. I went upstairs to look out my bedroom window expecting to see a rainbow but instead I saw these beautiful skies. It was raining but instead … Continue reading

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London Wetland Centre

Andy and I cycled to the London Wetland Centre at Barnes where the sun decided to grace us with its presence. That led to hives which I have never had before and I’m still itchy today. However, it was worth … Continue reading

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A chairlift in the Cairngorms

I’m rather taken by this shot. I’m not much of a photographer in the sense that I lack technical knowledge but sometimes I look at one of my photos and think that’s pretty good. I like the clouds here, I … Continue reading

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The Simpson family

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My dad in the army

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