10 Photos of London

Posted on
Dec 20, 2011
Posted in: Photos, Top Ten

It seems like my trip to London happened ages ago, and not just a few weeks back. I was there just before Halloween, and the weather was so blissful and warm that I was walking around in a t-shirt. A t-shirt! Say what you will of global warming (and the ultimate demise of frogs, polar bears, and humans) but at least it’s made fall in Britain downright pleasant.

I spent some time down at the Occupy London protest, and walked along South Bank and across the Millennium Bridge. Don’t worry, though – I still managed to waste that sunshine by spending plenty of time indoors, too, wandering through museums and shopping. Here are some of my favorite snapshots from the trip.

  1. One-Eyed Falcon, The British Museum.

    Wanna know how it happened, kids? I'll tell ya. It was a Red Ryder BB gun, with a compass and this thing that tells time.

  2. Bashful Aphrodite, The British Museum.

    Oh, please, stop acting so surprised. You obviously posed for this.

  3. Occupy London poster.

    Remember, remember ... that David Lloyd probably doesn't make any money off of this.

  4. Invisible Man, performing near the Millennium Bridge.

    I don't know why he's giving me that dirty look.

  5. London Fruit Exchange sign, Spitalfields Market.

    Oh, thank heavens. I've been wondering where I could exchange my fruit.

  6. The art of conversation, Occupy London encampment, St. Marks.

    What? Just because a gentleman is dressed like a militant cow does not mean he can't engage in civilized conversation.

  7. Filmstrip playing in the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern.

    While I do appreciate modern art, every black and white filmstrip playing in a museum is exactly the same to me.

  8. Kate Middleton Halloween mask, Spitalfields Market.

    Why, yes, I DO regret not buying it! How did you know?

  9. Textured ceiling, British Museum.

    How many triangles can you count? Nevermind. That's an awful game.

  10. Couple walking together, Millennium Bridge.

    Me and Rand: the later years.

     

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