Instead of the usual route across southern Ireland, my flight to the UK made landfall around Glasgow and then flew down the length of the country towards London. The weather was very clear, and despite a dense stream of vapor flowing back from the wing (and a piece of dirt on the CCD sensor of my brand-new Fuji E900) I was able to take a few pictures of a freshly snow-covered Lake District.
London 2007 Archives
Britain from above
I spent Sunday afternoon wandering around the hinterlands of East London with a friend who is well-versed in London's history and psychogeography. We didn't quite achieve our goal of exploring the Lea Valley before it disappears under the Olympic bulldozers, but we did see some parts of London that were mostly unfamiliar to me.
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