Blue flag, blue sky

An Australian flag flutters against the blue sky above Canberra's Parliament House

Mountain sunrise

A pyramidal mountain is illuminated by the sunrise, with its flanks in darkness. Electrical cables in the foreground.

Ice coffee and other things

A sign for a coffee shop, a theatening fence, a bus stop, and trees

Birthday favour

A cupcake with the initial M on top of a menu, surrounded by wine glasses, offered as a birthday favour

East London transport trifecta on the way home this evening. Trains cancelled because of trespassers on the tracks. When a train finally got through we managed one stop before someone pulled the emergency egress lever. Then a brawl broke out in the carriage…

Moody skies over North Greenwich

Louring grey clouds with hazy yellow light breaking through over the Greenwich Peninsula and the O2

The transcendence of the rider - no time to park your Lime bike in the Rapture

Bright green Lime e-bikes parked haphazardly or scattered on the pavement

Flâneur or psychogeographer of the liminal space of the submerged memory-city? (h/t Tom Gauld)

A classically-coloured London pigeon watches over a partially eaten donut against the backdrop of a tarmac pavement showing significant technical debt

Small to large offices to let

A dated poster advertising office space to let on a boarded-up 80s vintage redbrick building

Prickly pear cactus in the Botanic Garden in Copenhagen

Prickly pear cactus with yellow blossom against grey rock

Late capitalism - it didn’t take a nuclear war

A woman in blue fatigues drinks Nuka-Cola to advertise Fallout merch on Amazon

A page from the calendar

A calendar page is taped to the glass of an office partition with a pile of office equipment in front

Of all the second languages Tower Hamlets Council would include in notices, German is most unexpected: only 2.1% of its population was born in Germany.

A black dumpster with a multilingual notice in English and German, and a Free Palestine sticker

The magic went away

A digital advertising screen shows an input error

Morning sky over Hackney Central station

Blue sky with wispy clouds and fading vapour trails above the modern Graham Road entrance to Hackney Central Station, the station name in the bold orange of the Overground

No train on the tracks

Traintracks past a Victorian railway building in hazy morning light

Crispy bagged salad

Colourful bags of salad haphazardly on the supermarket shelves

Fire prevention

The green illuminated LCD display of a fire alarm panel shows a fault

In the well-being corner of Canary Wharf, the over-monied can pay to be locked in a freezer

Shop front advertising hyperbaric and cryo therapy

East End sakura

This tree is in Vallance Road Gardens, Whitechapel, in London’s East End. The last V2 to strike London during WW2 hit on the north side of this park, destroying a social housing block there, killing 132.

A cherry tree in full blossom in a small park in London's East End