Wednesday 19th Sept 2012 A walk


Wednesday 6th Aug 2014. A visit to the Tower of London to see the Seas of Red then a walk round Islington with SACC led by Michael

Map of the Tower of London to Aldgate

Moat of the Tower of London

"Blood swept Lands and Seas of Red" an Installation by Paul Cummins set out by Tom Piper

There were many visitors and photographers

A  lone example

Attic balanced on the battlements?

Selling the poppies

Young visitors

Steel Archer

A quick snap

Inspection by the usual inhabitants

Emperor Trajan besides the Roman City Wall at Tower Hill

"The Minories" Pub, while tourists study the map

"Missouri Angel" pub in America Square

"Paleys upon Pilers" house at Aldgate Circus

Giant Plant Pot outside Aldgate East Tube

PrÍt a Manger at Aldgate Roundabout for lunch.



"Still and Star" Pub, Little Somerset Street

Art in Aldgate Bus Station

New Tube Train

Fellow Passenger

Camouflaged Bank, Kings Cross

"We were at Kings Cross" photo



Hard Seating in full use

Roof over the Concourse Kings Cross

The Victorian Roof

Ticket Barriers

Where is it?

Ticket Machine below a Beobab Tree

East Coast Main Line


View through the Art work in front of Kings Cross station




Main Support


Swing in a bird cage

Gymnasium front

Leaping through on the way to Hogwarts

Quite content here

Look into my eyes


Map of Northern half of the Walk.

In front of Kings Cross towards the wrapped-up Shot Tower

Bistro de la Gare, Pentonville Road

A Tiger made from recycling

Doorway to the Bistro

Musical Tomb in Joseph Grimaldi Gardens

Craft Beer Co, White Lion Street

Bathroom Equipment

Cafe Olive, Penton Street, for Coffee

Tailored Pantomime Heads



For Poppy Day?

Islington Police Station, Tolpuddle Street

Tolpuddle Street

Colebrooke Row

Byron awaiting painting, Charlton Place

Small shops in Charlton Place

A very small shop

Camden Passage

Grand Entrance



Off on holiday, Islington Green

Back Door 

 Mona Lisa?? The Winchester, St Peters Street.

Jigsaw in Browns, Islington Green

Charles Lamb's House, Duncan Terrace

Corner Therberton Street and Upper Street

St Mary's Church, Upper Street

Cafe Gallipoli

Cafe La Divina

George Orwell's House, Canonbury Square

Canonbury Square

Brass Pub sign. I guess it used to be the Hare and Hounds

House of Wolf, Upper Street

Tailor's shop down the alley

Ancient Door

Canonbury Tower 1590

Muslim Couple


Hen and Chickens Theatre Bar


Free Cuba, Upper Street

The Old Red Theatre Pub

Dinner at Santore, wood fired ovens, Exmouth Street

Tattoo Shop Opposite in Exmouth Street.

Map of Southern half of the walk. We started walking again from the Angel after our bus ride from Highbury Corner.

Tattoo Shop Opposite the Santore

Why is she snapping us?

Strange Window Decor for a Tattoo shop.

Percy Circus

Where are you?

Old Dairy, Amwell Street


The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebury Avenue

Percy Road

Percy Road at evening

Off on Hols

Northumberland Arms, Kings Cross Road

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