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I am breathing…in the Cherry and Walnut Room, 60 Cannon Street, London

Neil, Louise and Oscar...

Neil, Louise and Oscar…

When I was a teenager, many moons ago, one of my Dad’s elder sisters was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, so I was always going to make the effort to watch this film.

http://www.iambreathingfilm.com/film

It’s not a film that’s on General Release, but there was a showing of it at the MWB Business Exchange in Cannon Street, London on Friday evening, 28 June 2013, and I was there, along with sixty or so other souls, to watch it…so adding the above link to this post is the very least I can do to increase awareness of this particularly cruel and devastating illness :(…

The Royal Exchange, Cornhill, City of London

The Royal Exchange, Cornhill, City of London

Cannon Street Station, City of London

Cannon Street Station, City of London

Piles of Evening Standard newspapers outside Cannon Street station, awaiting collection by homebound commuters...

Piles of Evening Standard newspapers outside Cannon Street station, awaiting collection by homebound commuters…

St Paul's Cathedral, from St Paul's Churchyard

St Paul’s Cathedral, from St Paul’s Churchyard

The Young Lovers, by Georg Erlich (1897-1966) in St. Paul's Churchyard

The Young Lovers, by Georg Erlich (1897-1966) in St. Paul’s Churchyard

Sculpture, and London buses, St Paul's Churchyard

Sculpture, and London buses, St Paul’s Churchyard

St. Paul's Cathedral, from the top of Ludgate Hill

St. Paul’s Cathedral, from the top of Ludgate Hill

Crossing Southwark Bridge...

Crossing Southwark Bridge…

An alternative view of the London Olympics, in Park Street, Southwark ;)...

An alternative view of the London Olympics, in Park Street, Southwark ;)…

Fund raising for the Globe Theatre...

Fund raising for the Globe Theatre…

Shakespeare's Globe, New Globe Walk, Southwark

Shakespeare’s Globe, New Globe Walk, Southwark

The Globe Theatre, South Bank

The Globe Theatre, South Bank

Young jazz musicians, in the Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, about 9.15 pm on Friday

Young jazz musicians, in the Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, about 9.15 pm on Friday

View upstream from Hungerford Bridge, around half-nine, Friday, 28th June 2013

View upstream from Hungerford Bridge, around half-nine, Friday, 28th June 2013

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Seeing off a loved one at Gatwick Airport…and a riverside walk along the north bank of the Thames

Gatwick Airport, North Terminal

Gatwick Airport, North Terminal


North Terminal check-in/bag-drop...

North Terminal check-in/bag-drop…


Awaiting a train to London Bridge...

Awaiting a train to London Bridge…


Two men scaling The Shard...

Two men scaling The Shard…


Oystergate Walk, with London Bridge and The Shard beyond

Oystergate Walk, with London Bridge and The Shard beyond


The Banker pub, near Pauls Walk

The Banker pub, near Pauls Walk


The Millennium Bridge, with Southwark Bridge beyond...

The Millennium Bridge, with Southwark Bridge beyond…


A riverside flower...with a busker nearby playing an acoustic version of Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven'

A riverside flower…with a busker nearby playing an acoustic version of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’


Cormorant sitting...

Cormorant sitting…


And the same bird taking flight...

And the same bird taking flight…


View across the river to the South Bank

View across the river to the South Bank


Sphinx, and a distant London Eye...

Sphinx, and a distant London Eye…

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