Lumiere London’s Pop-Up Light Show


Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 32For four magical evenings in January, London was treated to a most wonderful light show.  The Lumiere Festival of Lights featured a series of weird and wonderful artistic light installations that magically popped up throughout some of the Capital’s most famous areas; Piccadilly, Regent Street, St James, Westminster, Trafalgar Square,… Read more »

London – a walk down Brick Lane


Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 1.5KIf ever in the East End of London and want to take in some great atmosphere walking the streets outdoors then I highly recommend a stroll along Brick Lane, Tower Hamlets. A fantastic mix of culture, food, creativity, vibrancy and more. The Brick Lane and Shoreditch areas have fast become my favourite… Read more »

Great Luxury and Location – Andaz Liverpool Street, London


Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 325I was down in London recently and had the absolute pleasure of spending a couple of nights courtesy of  Andaz Liverpool Street.. In the five star boutique hotel that proved to be a perfect location also for access to some of my favourite parts of the capital. A short walk one… Read more »

Kew, a London Oasis


Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 0London can be a bit much sometimes. It’s busy and fun and full of stuff to do, but the constant rushing and the view-blocking sky-scrapers and packed tubes take their toll. Sometimes, I’d do anything for a bit of green, a bit of quiet. And that’s what Kew Gardens offers…… Read more »

London’s Vauxhall Park – a hidden gem


Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 246I arrived in Vauxhall earlier than expected. Usually it is a very busy part of South London, but today it was uncharacteristically quiet. It was a ‘Bank Holiday Monday’ and most people were probably still enjoying their beds. But in the world of freelance filming, bank holidays don’t really exist… Read more »

Top London views from land, water and air (video)


Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 943London. A capital city full of old and new. Skyscrapers, ancient monuments, historic buildings, famous museums and galleries, theatres, concert halls, fantastic shopping and of course some of the best city views in the world. From land, water and air, here is a short BaldHiker video made with Visit Britain… Read more »

A little time in Trafalgar Square

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Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 1.0KTrafalgar Square, a spot in London that has captured the imagination of many a tourist, historian, art lover, protestor, film maker and much more. A spot owned by the Queen and Crown with a centrepiece that is Nelson’s Column with a backdrop of fountains and the impressive National Gallery. The… Read more »

London – Where Modern Times and History Meet

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Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 2.8KOn a recent trip to London I found some time in between meetings to wander through the streets. I couldn’t help but notice that there’s not one particular architectural style. And that there’s a lot of modern buildings amongst the historical ones. But somehow it doesn’t look unpleasant and it’s… Read more »

The Deer Of Richmond Park


Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 5.2KRichmond Park is one of London’s most beautiful green spaces, and the largest and wildest of the city’s eight Royal Parks. A place of mature woodland, rolling meadows and thick shrub and ferns, it is one of my favourite spots away from the hustle and bustle of the city. (Photo… Read more »