Tag Archives: East London

East London

Contents
Opening Ceremony Day #London2012
Steam on the Overground
Red Bush Spiced Tea
London Orbit Tower Rises at Olympic Park
The Orbit Tower, Olympic Park Stratford East London 2012
Redpoll
Bar Head Goose at Wanstead Flats

Opening Ceremony Day #London2012

Well its raining quite hard here in Newham, host borough of the London 2012 Olympic Games, at 07.30 in the morning but the nationally broadcast local weather forecast says we can expect it all to dry up in time for … Continue reading

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Steam on the Overground

A steam train ran along the Gospel Oak to Barking branch of the London Overground today June 16th pulling vintage passenger coaches. I’m trying to find out more about it, as I’ve seen or heard this before. The sighting was … Continue reading

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Red Bush Spiced Tea

If you drink tea instead of coffee because the day is getting later and you don’t want coffee to keep you awake later when you go to bed, well did you know that a cup of tea contains about a … Continue reading

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London Orbit Tower Rises at Olympic Park

Video show the construction well underway of the Orbit Tower at the London 2012 Olympic Park site in Stratford East London. The 115m tall art sculpture with a public viewing platform is formally named the Arcelor Mittal Orbit, and will … Continue reading

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The Orbit Tower, Olympic Park Stratford East London 2012

The Orbit Tower unveiled for Stratford Olympics Site I must have been out of touch recently because I wasn’t even aware there had been a series of proposals for building a large tower at Stratford East London, to make a … Continue reading

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Redpoll

A redpoll visited our wintry East London garden today, part of a small mixed flock of birds including Great Tits. It’s the first one I’ve seen, and this brings the garden birds list total up to 25. Redpoll Originally uploaded … Continue reading

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Bar Head Goose at Wanstead Flats

  Bar Head Goose at Wansted Flats, originally uploaded by Andyrob. The barhead or barheaded goose is an exotic species, probably an escape but there are reports of some breeding in the UK. They are specially adapted for flying at … Continue reading

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Thanks for reading Andy Roberts articles about East London on the DARnet Blog