Friday photo: Streets of London

If you park here, I will kill your car… So the streets of London may or may not be paved with gold (not, as we know and Dick Whittington found out), they are filled with funny, quirky, interesting things. Also see: Friday photo series…

The East Enders

“Now this is the site where the body of Jack the Ripper’s fifth victim was found,” declares Emily, my guide at the Eating London food tour. That gets our complete attention. Standing in front of the modern car park at White’s Row, we silently contemplate Mary Jane Kelly’s gruesome end. In London’s East End, there…

Remains of the day

Among the stories at the ‘Voices of the First World War’ exhibition at the Brighton Museum, is that of Subedar Manta Singh, who served with the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs. Manta, along with over a million other Indian soldiers, went to war over a cause that had no relevance for him, for a king who was…

Friday photo: South Bank

I am off next week to one of my favourite cities in the world – London. I am there on work for the first few days. And then… a quick weekend trip to Leeds, a couple of musicals, a morning food walk, lots of catching up with friends, revisiting old haunts… This Friday, from a…

Friday photo: Juxtapose

I have a new photography page up on my website where I have put together a few photostories and galleries. Have a look some time… It has one of my favourite themes: Juxtapose – I always keep an eye open for seemingly incongruous elements that sit side by side and tell a new story all…

Friday photo: London

London on my mind today – I even dreamed about walking on South Bank on a warm summer day. So this Friday, one of my favourite photographs from my favourite city. Also see: Friday photo series…

The buskers are abusking

A set of images from two of my favourite places in London for catching street performers at work – Covent Garden and SouthBank. Although Covent Garden is no longer the fresh fruit and vegetable market that it was for a few centuries, it is today one of the best places in London to walk around…

Lazy London pic

I have been busy moving city and home and handling all the stress that comes with it – for those of you who don’t know (and why don’t you?!), I have moved to Bangalore. Hope to get back to blogging here soon. For now, one of my all-time favourite images from London…