Pictures from a day trip to London, conveniently reached from Great Missenden station.

St Martin-in-the-Fields, with its spacious cafe in the crypt below.

The National Gallery.


(L) The Fourth plinth and (R) Nelson’s Column on Trafalgar Square.


(L) The Victoria memorial in front of Buckingham. (R) The Admiralty Extension from across House Guards Parade.

Looking over Parliament Square towards the Palace of Westminster and its iconic clock tower.


(L) One of the Golden Jubilee pedestrian footbridges which now flank the Hungerford rail bridge. (R) The London Eye from across the Thames.


(L) Sleek apartments (does anybody actually live in these?) viewed from Tate Modern and (R) Tate Modern’s iconic Turbine Hall.

Greys Court and Turville walk

Greys Court (National Trust) near Henley-on-Thames.


(L) Gardens and (R) the curious donkey-powered water-wheel at Greys Court.


The picturesque village of Turville is (R) overlooked by the Cobstone smock windmill.

The parish church of nearby Fingest, St. Bartholomew’s, has a very unusual double-vaulted tower.

Chilterns II