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chinese new year 2015

We had a look at the installation by Alex Chinneck behind the Southbank Centre before going on to the parade in Chinatown - welcoming in the year of the sheep or goat

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Installation

Big Ben in the Wheel

Hebe variegata still flowering

Yellow visitor from France

Reflection

Waterloo Station

Go

The Round Table

Griffons

The Garrick Arms

Delectable pud

Cufflinks galore

Waiting for the parade

Creases

Doling out the sweets

Mandarin

Parading dragon

Dragon supporters

Dragon

Lion

 
Cow and Cock Western mandarin

Eastern Chinese

Fish

Princess

Some are enjoying it

Metal slogan

Lantern

 

Cock, Leopard, Snake, Cow and Horse

Lanterns

Leopard's foot

Snake in conversation

Behind the balloon

Reflections

Reflections

Blackbirds

Blackbird

Flying cockerel

Waterlily possibly a lotus

We had lunch at the Three Greyhounds

Sin bin

Interesting bas relief

Centre point and Denmark Street

Graffiti

Men at work - love the colours

Coloured glass in the windows

The entrance on the left used to lead to one of our favourite alleys, pictured on the right.   There is too much  gentrification!!   Let's hope the development in Denmark Street wont spoil more photographers' pictures

 

The alley as it used to be when there was access looking towards Centrepoint

 

Hippeastrum with golden yellow flowers

Necklace in a shop

A boat sculpture