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A Unique Replica: The Wimbledon Ladies Singles Trophy

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 I have reserved my spot on the sofa on Saturday afternoon as I shall be glued to the tennis. These days, the smart money is always on Serena Williams to be the last woman standing at the conclusion of the Wimbledon Ladies Singles Championships. If she wins this year, it will be the 6th time […]

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.67

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.67 We’re climbing up the Tower! To Greenwich today.  This one combines 2 of my favourites – bike shop and the sub genre of shop signs with missing letters. 228 Trafalgar Road, London, SE10 9ER   ©Barnaby Barford 2014

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.47

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.47 Very sad to hear the news of the passing of cricket legend Richie Benaud, former Australian captain and legendary commentator.  I think this maybe the only Australian shop in the tower and fittingly it’s just round the corner from Lord’s cricket ground. My thoughts are […]

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Ice Ice Baby

Have you been gripped by all of the recent Winter Olympics action? We thought we’d honour the incredible achievements of the athletes over in Sochi by picking out some objects in our collections that feature winter sports. It’s time to get our skates on, and we’re going to start off by looking at all things […]

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