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luka
26-10-2004, 03:47 PM
barber-surgeon' hall gardens-barbican, city of london, on a sunday.

bird hide on walthamstow resoviours at night.

craner
26-10-2004, 05:15 PM
Polish restaurant in kensington, weekday lunchtimes

that lighthouse at trinity wharf

and the top of BT tower, maybe, if we could there...

Battersea pagoda.

Cemetries.

The seaside.

(For a start...)

Melmoth
27-10-2004, 01:14 PM
The Ryoan-ji Zen garden in Kyoto.
Castellas in Elephant and Castle.

Jim Daze
27-10-2004, 03:44 PM
Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington

Cafe Alba, Bethnal Green (pre lunchtime rush)

The marshlands of Essex, Essex

stelfox
27-10-2004, 04:10 PM
a sailboat on the norfolk broads, about this time of year, late at night when it feels like you're the only person in the world.
my bed, at pretty much any time.
mid-afternoons spent in proper pubs with real beer, a fire, an old guy with no interest in conversation at the bar and a dog walking round the room.

stelfox
27-10-2004, 04:11 PM
the lyric on great windmill street after winter-evening record shopping.

sufi
27-10-2004, 07:16 PM
vauxhall beach

joanofarctan
03-11-2004, 09:07 AM
alpino, chapel market rd, angel

regent's canal, angel -> kingsland road

alexandra road estate, kilburn

tei tei, brewer st

'dire straits' hair salon, liverpool st.

channel 142, maida vale high st

west india quay, the docklands, at dawn

originaldrum
03-11-2004, 09:21 AM
the hyde park social in leeds - back in the day

sufi
03-11-2004, 09:45 PM
Refugees: Renewing the Vision. An NGO working paper on improving the asylum system (July 2004) (http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/publications/pub007.htm#renewing)

Rambler
11-11-2004, 06:56 PM
Long tube journeys in the middle of the day. 30 minutes when you don't have to work or think, just sit and read and travel.

Jim Daze
25-11-2004, 03:09 PM
Special Brew

Melmoth
25-11-2004, 11:38 PM
April

sufi
26-11-2004, 07:13 PM
bonington square, vauxhall

jaybob
07-12-2004, 01:30 PM
hanway street.

the albert bridge late at night.

the limehouse basin.

Backjob
09-12-2004, 09:18 AM
Then:

Liquid bar, Pitman street.
Mile End pool club.
Sir John Soames museum, in the basement.
Martin's house in Camberwell.


Now:

Newton circus hawker centre, table 77, after midnight. Barbecued sotong and Tsingtao with ice.
Bedok Pier, with headphones, watching kids fish for crabs.
Secondhand xmen comics from NTUC wet market, Marine Parade.
The big red armchair in the cafe in MPH bookstore, Parkway Parade, reading the Xmen comics.
Red Mask bar, Hanoi.

Diggedy Derek
17-12-2004, 03:39 PM
Crisp Blue Note albums through headphones on a soft, soggy day.

Randy Watson
21-12-2004, 11:09 AM
Room 102, Royal Victoria Hotel, Pisa.

sufi
21-12-2004, 03:15 PM
colet house, talgarth road (http://www.studysociety.net/)

polystyle desu
23-12-2004, 09:15 PM
places of refuge
then . down in our treehouse in the trees , stream rushing by just below big open field behind fairly looming ...
Early evening Swayambunath Temple on monkey hill above Kathmandu ,
having listened to the ceremony inside , then the monk kids singing outside , shadows filliing the valley .
Behind and to the North of the temples , white Himalaya so high they are up in the clouds above the town
Eating green curry on Phi Phi Island after floating in the water a couple times during the day,
snorkeling careful under the tour boats , peaceful warm waves on beach, insects frogs chorus
drop the mosquito net

sanctuaries
My home here , storm lashing rain tonight

Woebot
24-01-2005, 09:24 AM
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i suppose all cities have these weird anomalyous places. this spot cardigan square is in the middle of these council estates tucked in between oval and the embankment. i was just cycling home in a random manner, trying to get lost and stumbled upon it. very ghostly/empty. its almost too perfect. (estate agents get busy innit...)

Melmoth
24-01-2005, 09:41 AM
Thats about five mins from where I am. I think quite a few MPs live there as its within the sound of the division bell.

luka
24-03-2006, 11:56 AM
st dunstans between monument and tower hill. a church with no roof and a garden inside.

jenks
24-03-2006, 01:12 PM
st dunstans between monument and tower hill. a church with no roof and a garden inside.

yes, was in there about four weeks ago, stopped off on my way to bunhill fields to have a wander round the dissenter's cemetary

if someone could tell me how to actually embed images in a reply i'd post a picture or two of st dunstan's. unfortunately every time i try to attach an image it tells me it is too large

droid
24-03-2006, 01:26 PM
Make sure the image is no wider than 6-700 pixels and you should be ok - and of course they have to be Jpegs/Gifs...

jenks
25-03-2006, 08:01 AM
dunstans