A Weekend Diary

…words and images from England's green and pleasant land…

The Lord Mayor’s Show 2013

For me, the annual Lord Mayor’s Show in the City of London is by far the most watchable of London’s street processions, even when the rain is pouring down, as it was for the outward journey this year…

Awaiting the return procession to the City...

Awaiting the return procession to the City…

The morning had seen a lot of rain...

The morning had seen a lot of rain…

View downstream from the Victoria Embankment

View downstream from the Victoria Embankment

The Victoria Embankment as seen from near Blackfriars Bridge

The Victoria Embankment as seen from near Blackfriars Bridge

The Bathstore, awaiting their return to the City

The Bathstore, awaiting their return to the City

Keystone Cops heading back to the City..

Keystone Cops heading back to the City..

The Bolivia float...

The Bolivia float…

The Thames upstream from near Blackfriars Bridge...

The Thames upstream from near Blackfriars Bridge…

Blackfriars Bridge from north of the river...

Blackfriars Bridge from north of the river…

Propellors

HongKongComics

GiveADogAHome

ScotsRegiment

Frogman

InflatablePig

CoupleOnSofa

HomeOrgUk

BlueBanners

WorldNeedAHug

BlueSky

MauveRobot

BritishArmy

GreenCarriage

MountedLifeGuard

And here she is, the new Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf, a lawyer…

NewLordMayor

The Black Friar pub, opposite which I was standing for the last twenty pictures....

The Black Friar pub, opposite which I was standing for the last twenty pictures….

And some photos taken whilst wandering down the Victoria Embankment, on my way to Victoria Station…

RiverSilhouette

HMSPresident

CityBoundary

SBTopiary

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