The first Christmas Tree of 2012

The first Christmas Tree of 2012

The days are getting shorter and colder. It gets darker quicker, but that doesn’t mean that we should put our cameras away. This is the time when we get to see cheerful Christmas lights around town again. SWXX took these night time shots while taking our photography students out for an outing in Covent Garden. … Continue reading

Hammersmith & Fulham’s Learner Handbook 2012 / 2013

Hammersmith & Fulham’s Learner Handbook 2012 / 2013

We are cycling enthusiasts here at SWXX, so our photographers decided to join the HFALS Bicycle Maintenance workshop at Macbeth Centre in Hammersmith this autumn. Incidentally, an image we took is currently featured on the front cover Hammersmith & Fulham’s Learner Handbook 2012/2013. It was taken for a photography commission by Bikeworks, an award-winning social enterprise using cycling … Continue reading

The queens and kings of Notting Hill Carnival

The queens and kings of Notting Hill Carnival

SWXX had a great a time at the Notting Hill Carnival during the August’s Bank Holiday weekend. Barely two weeks after the Olympics ended, London was celebrating again with the largest street party event in Europe. Fortunately for the revellers, the Met Office’s prediction of heavy rainfall during the Bank Holiday didn’t happen. Although the … Continue reading

The Olympics fever at SW6!

The Olympics fever at SW6!

We are excited about the Olympics at SWXX, although we are not too keen about travel disruptions. But hey, it’s only for two weeks right? If you cycle around like our editor, then it shouldn’t be too much problem getting around. Yesterday we spotted the lovely Sarah Lye of Haus Properties creating a lovely window … Continue reading

SWXX presenting images of SW6 at Explorenation photography evening 24 July 2012

SWXX presenting images of SW6 at Explorenation photography evening 24 July 2012

Our lovely photographer friends at Explorenation.net are organising a photography SlideShare evening at the French Art Studio 58, Gloucester Road London W8 on Tueday 24th July, from 7:30pm. Explorenation.net is also the brain behind international photography workshops and  the prestigious competition, KL International Photoawards 2012. Two of the finalists of the awards, Daniella Cesarei and Tania Lee Crow, will be presenting their works that … Continue reading

Diamond Jubilee fever at Cissbury on Wandsworth Bridge Road

Diamond Jubilee fever at Cissbury on Wandsworth Bridge Road

One the best window displays in Fulham is the Cissbury souvenir shop on Wandsworth Bridge Road. This weekend, the shop captured the Diamond Jubilee fever through fabulous selections of souvenirs made by English craftsmen and British designers. The theme of the shop display changes to mark every important celebrations, which pleases passers-by on the tree-lined … Continue reading

The Maltby St.Market at Bermondsey

The Maltby St.Market at Bermondsey

The Maltby St. Market in SE1 has been mentioned in newspaper columns as the alternative to the well-known Borough Market near London Bridge. It is lauded as the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2011 Best Newcomer. My boyfriend (let’s call him The Man) lives a walking distance away, so we went for a visit on a … Continue reading