Statue, Duke of York Square.
Kursaal must have been the first German word I learnt, although I didn’t know it was German and I didn’t know what it meant, and nor do most visitors to Southend.
I like the ceiling in the foyer. I don’t know if it was like that originally.
The dome is more familiar:
Seen in the borough recently.
This offers a photo or caricature, four for £2, printed in 3 minutes. I didn’t try it out because I want to hang on to my ears.
Vincent always did like a nice tartan.
QOTD Tower Hill tube station, 19 May:
Today you are you
That is truer than true
There is no one alive
Who is youer than you!
I didn’t realize Trollope was responsible for pillar boxes:
Incidentally, this one, on the Strand, is an Edward VII one:
Some interesting English at Photo London:
The latest in my series of ‘doorbells’. This one is in the City of London.
I know these are common but they are new here.
This made a very small splash in the centre of Upminster. No Chinese appear to have been present. Jiu Jitsu may have been involved.
The event was combined with Christmas costumes:
It was definitely easier to get shots than in Gerrard Street last year.