Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The ArcelorMittal Orbit - 21st Feb 2012 - London Olympic Park 152

You know, I like this edifice less and less. It may not be finished, but it all the charm of piece of wire that I used to wire a bonsai for a few years, and then discarded. It lacks meaning, it lacks grounding. It just spirals up. With no way down!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Hennikers Ditch and The River Leyton

Hennikers Ditch

Hennikers Ditch and The River Leyton have popped up in the press in the past few days, as a example of the regeneration of the Lower Lea.

BBC - London - London Local - Did prehistoric Londoners inhabit the Olympic site?

"Tyler guides me, via the doomed Eastway Cycle Circuit, to Hennikers Ditch, a medieval drainage ditch that's little more than a hollowed-out puddle. ..." - timeout.com