8 Days in this divine part of the world, enjoying the fine food and beautiful architecture. Here are a selection of my favorite images the first few days exploring Naples, a city often overlooked in favour of its more illustrious … Continue reading
Since moving to the Poplar area 10 months ago I’ve been fascinated with the Balfron Tower which is a few hundred metres from my home. The building was designed by the Hungarian architect Erno Goldfinger and completed in 1967. It … Continue reading
Over new years we escaped cold London for North Africa, however it wasn’t much warmer in Morocco. Still, there were Imperial Cities to investigate and tagines to consume. I’ve become somewhat a veteran of Morocco, this being my 4th visit, but … Continue reading
I caught a train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam for my first visit to the most populous city in The Netherlands, (can’t believe I hadn’t already been). This was during my trip to Rotterdam (last summer) so I was in an Architectural … Continue reading
Until the middle of the nineteenth century, Rotterdam was a modest town in the shadow of Dordrecht, Delft and Schiedam. The dam in the river Rotte, from which the city took its name was built around 1270. The railway links … Continue reading
The Hungarian capital of Budapest was so named in 1873 when the west banks of the Danube River, Buda and Óbuda, were united with Pest on the eastern side. Known as the Pearl of Danube, the city of Budapest has … Continue reading
During the Open House weekend held every year in London many of the cities buildings are opened up to the public, giving a rare opportunity to see inside. I queued up early on the sunday morning to get inside the … Continue reading
Seeing gorgeous evening on the way back from an Essex job I stopped off at The Velodrome to grab a few exterior shots as the sun fell to the horizon. I liked the way the sun was reflected in the windows of the building – giving a double set of shadows on the pavement.