20th July 2014

Warner St, London EC1R 5EX

By the time this blog is complete, there’ll be a number of references to this annual gathering in Clerkenwell, being one of the more engaging and long-standing annual religious/migrant community gatherings in the calendar (as Peter Marshall would concur), so forgive me for using an image of a rare outing for the Bubble-Head family (nothing…


15th December 2007

Leicester Square, London WC2H 7JY

It wasn’t that long ago that the need for a Santa outfit was generally reserved for residents of department store ghettos – sorry grottos, minor TV celebrities visiting children’s hospitals on Christmas Day and, well, the Man Himself. Now it seems they’re so common during December, what with innumerable charity runs and office parties, you…


9th September 2012

Jubilee Gardens, London SE1

We’ve been to the Thames Festival once or twice already in this blog [oh, and here, here and here as well] and no doubt we’ll visit it again over the next few hundred entries – not surprising, really, as the annual end-of-Summer extravaganza had/has [sort of] one of the most varied concentrations of events and activities…


20th November 2016

Regent Street, London W1B 5AJ

Strange alien creatures look on enviously/curiously [let’s face it, it’s not easy to tell…] as other strange alien creatures parade through central London in an open top bus. A few years ago this would have been unheard of – not the aliens, of course, but the closing of one of London’s busiest thoroughfares for an…