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    [032] London as you never saw it before (picture/2)

    By bigness
    Mar 8, '05 8:06 AM EST

    We rented a car (a 2.0 VW beatle, expensive if you chash it),

    i had very little experience of driving on the left side (exactly),

    we clocked 85 miles in a day around our huge site (i had to get drunk to shake off the nervous tension...no, really!).

    It was amazing to see how different and non-lurban london looks if you travel 10 minuts on a car in the wrong direction.

    this is the result in pictures...

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    no diving...ok...

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    does that include shopping trolleys/carts?

    A few panoramic view of the marshes along the thames...
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    the thames barriers (and yes, it was cold as feck)

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    acting like idiots on a memorial pavillion (good old skateable modernism) (i'm the one on the left, the handsome one)

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    postcard shot



     
    • 4 Comments

    • duke19_98

      feck...my new favorite word

      Mar 8, 05 2:36 pm
      xtbl

      those images sort of remind me of scenes from clockwork orange. anyone else?

      Mar 8, 05 3:59 pm
      Mason White

      richard -
      i love that park. I think it is by Patel Taylor and some french landscape firm, Group Signs(?) ... [and yes you are a handsome devil when you are out of focus.]

      Mar 9, 05 12:46 am
      bigness

      Mason: how good is that massive development to the west of the park? the white-modernist-late 60's florida architecture kinda thing...easily one of my favourite buildings in london, looks like you could have shot "the shining" there

      Mar 9, 05 6:30 am

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