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First of all, apologies for being so reticent in this blog. Have been held up with a lot of things. Now that summer is approaching and due to the super weather we have been having in otherwise wet England, I did manage to go out a bit and take some photographs.

My regular followers may have seen my other photos of the London Underground. Here are two of my favourite photographs.

Taken at Shepherd’s Bush station, London.


A woman watches as the train leaves the platform.


A train departs as the other stays on the platform.


Train arrives.


Shepherd’s bush Station

In other news, I am now on Tumblr. Follow me here.

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Taken on a warm spring day in London.

Snowed in with work! Need.to.blog.more is that how you emphasise a point these days ?

The London Eye at night.

Oh, I finally started a facebook page for my photography. It is under my real name, toying with the idea of linking it in this blog – but still undecided. Those who know me are most welcome to look it up!

Enjoy the rest of the week!

The National Gallery, London.

Photo of the National Gallery taken from Trafalgar Square.

I wish you all a very Happy New Year!

Also, the last Kodachrome was processed today – well technically yesterday – 30th December 2010. No more film roll developing hereafter, digital photos are here to rule. Read more here.

Royal Albert Hall

For those of you who don’t know, “The Royal Albert Hall is an arts venue situated in the Knightsbridge area of the City of Westminster, London, England, best known for holding the annual summer Proms concerts since 1941.”

Photos taken on a leisurely night stroll in Kensington and Chelsea. Both images were taken from Kensington Gardens looking out.

At the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park Corner.

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Hyde Park Corner in London that is, not the one in Colombo.

Image taken at night of the Tower Bridge, London.

Today was such a useful and proactive day. I had a very interesting workshop all day which helped to train us to be facilitators for an event which myself and a few others are planning on having. The great RD was in attendance too, not only was he there but he also gave me a birthday present – Chinaman, by Shehan Karunathilaka. Very kind of RD indeed.

The sun set by about 4.13pm tonight and the wintry chill was very much in action, however I had decided last night that I would go around St. Paul’s cathedral and take some night images, the first time I am really getting to use my new camera.

So I went after the training session we had, got off at Bank tube station and took the Central line in the opposite direction to go to St.Paul’s, alighted at St.Paul’s and started clicking away. I walked along the Thames all the way from the Millennium bridge to Tower bridge – it was quite chilly and by the time I reached Tower hill tube station my hands were literally numb and insensitive from the cold.

Here are some of the photos I took of St.Paul’s Cathedral and The Millennium bridge.


St.Pauls Cathedral

St.Paul’s Cathedral and The Millennium Bridge

Hope you like the photographs!

Have a great week!

Stone at the exhibition collection at the Roman Baths, Bath.

Image explaining the stone, which dates back to the first century ad, when Britain was under the Romans.

Of course, my pseudonym, Aufidius is not based on the Aufidius featured in this post. Rather, it’s based on Tullus Aufidius, a character in Shakespeare’s Coriolanus. I played Aufidius at the Shakespeare Drama Competitions for College a few years ago.

Coriolanus the film is currently being produced with Gerard Butler as Aufidius.

I have been rather occupied with a lot of things, including moving house. Just settling in and I hope to post more images of my trip to Bath.

Enjoy the rest of your week!