After weeks and weeks of moist, cool, windy and wet so-so weather, this week finally real summer arrived. Here is, what I expect the sky to look like later on, today. 25 more words
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There is a small carpark at the end of our street which services a small local shop, a breakfast bar (chips, pies and bacon sandwiches for the early morning workers), an Asian supermarket, a Thai restaurant and nestled improbably in between all of them, a hairdressers. 600 more words
Custom seats designed by Street Furniture Australia fix onto raised garden beds at the Bupa Aged Care Facility in Clemton Park.
The facility offers 144 beds, with courtyards to allow green fingers of landscape to wrap around the wings on the eastern side, and on the west a courtyard creates a tranquil garden. 79 more words
Street furniture probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of protected heritage. But our high streets and country lanes would be a poorer place without the milestones, lamp posts, horse troughs and bollards that collectively remind us of how very different from today our streets once were. 825 more words
Long before the likes of Thames Water pumped water directly into our houses, Londoners had to rely on outdoor, public pumps for our essential utility. While these days, we have the luxury of running water inside, many of the outdoor pumps – mostly out of use – remain as part of London’s street furniture. 244 more words