London in circles, lines – and lions

Friday, December 10th, 2004

Must rush – have to work this evening, having swapped shifts. But here are photos from yesterday's trip into central London, a city made up of lines and shapes and perspectives…

Looking skywards up the front wall of the Shell Centre from walkway level
Shell Centre
Looking skywards up the front wall from walkway level

Emerging from under the Shell Centre, looking towards the river
Walkway to the Thames
Emerging from under the Shell Centre, looking towards the river

London Eye, silhouetted against the mid-afternoon glare
London Eye
Silhouetted against the mid-afternoon glare

Big Ben and the House of Commons disappear in the sun's haze
Palace of Westminster
Big Ben and the House of Commons disappear in the sun's haze

Latticework of metal girders on the Hungerford railway bridge
Railway crossing
Latticework of metal girders on the Hungerford railway bridge

Above your head, the Hungerford pedestrian bridge is held together at this point
Bridge supports
Above your head, the Hungerford pedestrian bridge is held together at this point

One of the handrails in Trafalgar Square: tourists at the top take photos
Hand slide
One of the handrails in Trafalgar Square: tourists at the top take photos

One of the lions at the base of Nelson's Column
Sea lion
One of the lions at the base of Nelson's Column

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