Monthly Archives: June 2009

Jason Hawkes’ London

He’s been up in the helicopter with his MacBook again – Jason Hawkes, the photographer who takes amazing shots of London has unveiled lots of new angles on the old city, including these. Check out the rest on his site here.

Splashing Out In London

The fountains in Trafalgar Square are about to spurt again, instead of dribbling… They’ll reach 35 feet high – higher than anyone has seen it in at least 30 years. The three 50-year-old engines underground – which also houses a fridge-sized plastic tub filled with a year’s worth of coins scooped out of the basins […]

London Pubs No.8 The Old Bell Tavern

Built in the 1670’s for the workmen and masons who were rebuilding St. Brides Church (designed by Sir Christopher Wren), after it was destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666, the Old Bell has been a boozer for more than 300 years. It has a long association with Fleet Street’s printers. Caxton’s apprentice, […]

Rooftop finale

Simon’s last big roof gig was in the city, atop an office block (he told me the name but I forgot it)…these are just rough shots but the finished campaign for Visit London will be seen shortly. I wish London was less grey and more green.

Rabbit In Your Headlights

A reminder of the powerful Jonathan Glazer music video for UNKLE’s ‘Rabbit In Your Headlights’,starring Denis Lavant. Glazer’s an interesting British director who seems to have vanished…