Turkey Auction

Today I woke at some ridiculous hour to drive to Reading so I could photograph the preparation for an auction of christmas poultry, held by Thimbleby and Shorland, Berkshire. I arrived shortly after seven am and found a handful of people unloading cars and vans of their cargos of birds. The smell was overpowering and… Continue reading Turkey Auction

Queen at cabinet

Queen Elizabeth II meets British Prime Minister David Cameron on the steps of 10 Downing Street prior to observing a cabinet meeting, she is the first monarch to do so since Queen Victoria

It’s not Christmas ’til…

This morning I set off to St Paul’s Cathedral in London to photograph the Choir in rehearsal for their Christmas engagements. I was the first to arrive and was able to sit on my own for a short while in the vast interior – a real privilege in such a building when empty, and a… Continue reading It’s not Christmas ’til…

Autumn Statement

Westminster, UK British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (R) on Downing Street today, 5th December 2012, prior to giving his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons on the UK economy.

Aldwych Underground Station tour

I went on a tour of the disused underground station at Aldwych yesterday, with my Fuji X100. The MailOnline website have used the pictures today.