Fly Like Paper, Get High Like…Fruit?

I’ve been going through an odd Scandanavian phase this past week. I finally picked up ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” to read (although I initially only started reading it because my colour coordinated bookcase needed more yellow and it was a book with a yellow spine…) and I couldn’t put it down. I raced […]


Sketches for ‘Tube Etchings’

Following on from the post about submissions to the Londonist’s call for ‘Tube Etchings’ ( more info here ) and a suggestion that I do more quick sketches, I thought I’d try a couple new tube themed water colour sketches. I decided I’d base them on this picture, which is one of my favourites. It’s […]

Vintage Ventures – 1938 Tube Train Ride

The London Transport Museum, in conjunction with TFL, occasionally does  ‘Vehicles on the Move’ days where they take old stock out of the depot and run it on the lines. On September 9th 2012, I went along to one of these days. They ran the historic Sarah Siddons engine with original (although very refurbished) Metropolitan […]