Tag Archives: Heathrow

North of the sun.

I’ve never flown this far north. On the moving map a rendition of our aircraft is hurtling down a steep curve, a headfirst plunge along a yellow arc linking London to the Pacific Northwest. We’ve climbed north, past Scotland and … Continue reading

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Richmond park.

One of the most famous stalwarts of Richmond are the wild deers in the homonymous park. I embarked on a walk, yesterday, hoping to see them (five years in town and I’d seen them only once, you see), but obviously the … Continue reading

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Not on the Circle Line: glimpses from London’s outer boroughs.

This post is part of a new series that I’ve started, aimed at showing – through a photo or two – how London looks like outside the District Line, where people actually live. You can find the other installments here.  I … Continue reading

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The world from above: London, UK

I live in London, which means that I happen to fly in or out of London between 30 and 50 times a year. Sometimes I’m sat in an aisle seat, sometimes I’m one of those unlucky sods that happen to … Continue reading

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