Category London

Monday Morning Blues – Westminster Abbey, London

Today the eyes of the world will be trained on London and especially the abbey as the state funeral of our beloved monarch takes place. I walked alongside the queue to Westminster Hall last Friday, a stroll that brought home just how much Queen Elizabeth II meant to so many people. Rest in peace your […]

Tributes To Our Queen

I walked past the world’s most famous queue on Friday and onto the touching floral tributes at Green Park. I share a small gallery below.

The Statue at St Pancras Station in London

The 9-metre tall Meeting Place statue at St Pancras is a wonderful piece of art. Sculpted by renowned sculptor Paul Day and unveiled in 2007, the piece will have been seen by millions. The attention to detail of the frieze is astonishing. The depth and feeling of each section deserves a long gaze. I always […]

David Bowie – Icon, Genius, Influencer

I awoke on the 10th January 2016 ready to open my birthday messages but was instead stunned to hear the news that David Bowie had passed away. As the news sunk in and I listened to Blackstar & Lazarus from the album that had just been released, tears filled my eyes. These songs from the […]

The Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition in London

Warner Brothers Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition​ in Covent Garden, London

Fortnum & Mason Christmas Windows in London

It’s that time of year again and as has become customary I have snapped this year’s windows at the iconic Piccadilly store. This year there is a British wildlife theme with squirrels, foxes, badgers, owls, mice, (drunk) robins, magpies, rabbits & hedgehogs featured as you can see below. F&M is a real festive favourite all […]

Sunday Photos – Leicester Square Statues, London

I have just visited Leicester Square in central London for the first time in ages and was amazed at the transformation. The square is most famous for red carpet movie premières and there is now a focal point to sit in the shadows of the flagship cinemas. There you can sit next to Paddington or […]

Christmas In London – Fortnum & Mason’s Window Display

Wilbur’s Travels pay the annual visit to view Fortnum & Mason’s famous Christmas window display in London

Safe Travels in 2021 – Staying Closer To Home (London & Manchester)

It is great news that we seem to be drawing a little closer to all being vaccinated against Covid-19. However, if you are like me, I will be cautious before I rush out and book any of the trips that I would love to make to far flung places. Luckily in the UK we have […]

Friday Photo – Tower Bridge, London

I have not been to London since February, despite only being 30-minutes away by train. I am now starting to miss the city including the oh so familiar walk across London Bridge into the City of London. The picture is a nice reminder.