The Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event which since 1964 has taken place on the streets of Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea , London, UK each August, over two days (the August bank holiday Monday and the day beforehand). It is led by members of the West Indian community, particularly the Trinidadian and Tobagonian Britishpopulation or 'Trinis', many of whom have lived in the area since the 1950s. The carnival has attracted up to 2 million people in the past, making it the second largest street festival in the world after the Rio Carnival held in Brazil.
Tuesday, August 30
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Wednesday, August 17
The morning of my birthday I woke up and was still a bit tipsy from the night before. Wearing last nights clothes and smile I made my way to Covent Garden where I had arranged to meet my friends and family for lunch at 12pm at 12:45pm when the majority of my guests deemed it convenient for them to show up (at this point my mother and dad still hand't made an appearance) we all sat down for lunch at Wahaca for some Mexican Street food.
Before 12 though, I took a walk around and took a whole load of photographs, three of which I'm posting here. I hope you like them.
Covent Garden ( //) is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St. Martin's Laneand Drury Lane. It is associated with the former fruit and vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and the Royal Opera House, which is also known as "Covent Garden". The district is divided by the main thoroughfare of Long Acre, north of which is given over to independent shops centred on Neal's Yard and Seven Dials, while the south contains the central square with its street performers and most of the elegant buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the London Transport Museum.
Thursday, August 11
I enjoy a stroll down Brick Lane every once in a while, it's interesting to see just how much it and the surrounding area changes and how rapidly those changes occur.
The people seem to stay the same though, the same age, the same fashions and the same modes of transport.
During a coffee stop I practiced panningand got these shots. I hope you like them.
Tuesday, August 9
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