Author Archives: Ben Rowe

About Ben Rowe

I take photos of life, for work and for pleasure...mainly in London but sometimes further afield.

The London 2012 Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics. Years of planning and construction, bucket-loads of money and all over in two weeks…but it was bloody great. Despite many Londoners being full of cynicism prior to the event, it was a roaring success. I’m lucky enough to … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, London, Sights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Shard

The Shard, London Bridge. This new addition to London’s skyline is also the new tallest building in Europe, and can be seen from all over the city. The building contains offices, a 5-star Shangri-La Hotel, restaurants, apartments and a viewing … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Sights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Kingly Court

Kingly Court, Soho, London. Tucked away off Regent Street, and far lesser known than neighbouring Carnaby Street is the lovely Kingly Court. Full of boutique shops and independent cafes and restaurants, you may have passed by this area totally unaware … Continue reading

Posted in Cafes, London, Shops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Green Chain Walk

This walk in South East London from the River Thames at Erith to Falconwood is a short train journey from London Bridge and is an official Green Chain Walk, marked out by arrows and mileage posts. It passes through Lesnes … Continue reading

Posted in London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Docklands Museum

Museum of London Docklands, Isle of Dogs, London. The museum, which opened in 2003 in an old sugar warehouse, contains artefacts and displays telling the history of the Thames and Docklands area, from Roman times to the closure of the … Continue reading

Posted in London, Sights | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sukho Fine Thai Cuisine

Sukho Group own three Thai restaurants in South West London – Sukho in Fulham, Suksan in Chelsea and Suk Saran in Wimbledon. All are stylishly decorated and have a relaxed atmosphere serving quality modern Thai food. These photos are a … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Smug

Smug, Camden Passage, London. A lovely lifestyle boutique by Lizzie Evans where you can very easily spend far too much money. Smug is filled with beautifully designed homeware and accessories from furniture to teacups. Go and visit the store. If … Continue reading

Posted in London, Shops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments