Travel Pics Theme: Z for Zoology

This week, our letter theme is Z, for Zoology. For Saturday, it’s not-so-secret Squirrel! London had, for centuries, a thriving population of Red Squirrels, which frequented its parks and open spaces. Like this one, in St James Park. But This, as you might have noticed, is not Red. It’s Grey. That’s because someone let loose…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week has been L for London  – and we’ll wrap up with a picture that evokes images of OIiver, and Notting Hill, and other London-based movies. This is a street in Bayswater – these days a smart, cosmopolitan suburb of parks and Victorian era stucco terraces – but…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is L for London  – and for Saturday, it’s the Houses of Parliament,and Big Ben. Well, strictly speaking, it’s neither the Parliament, nor Big Ben. Big Ben, for example, is not the tower. Or even the clock. It’s the Great Bell, which is in the clock, which is in the…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is L for London.   Now, I don’t know what you picture in your mind when someone says “the Tower of London” – but I suspect it’s not this. But this is, in fact, the infamous tower. Why is it infamous? Because of its role as a…