Thursday, 26 January 2012

5 MINUTES FROM MY DESK


This new series comprises lunchtime drawings recent, and little older completed within a five-minute walk from 24 Percy Street just off the Tottenham Court Road.

NOHO is this district’s name, part of Fitzrovia a business area, Greek-Cypriot enclave, excellent coffee shops and restaurants, nudging its way into the University College of London, with The Post Office Tower as a landmark of London. This is a really vibrant area, with people spilling from bars and pubs even on a winter’s night.

Featured: Fitzroy Square - Fitzroy Square was a speculative development (nothing new here then!) intended to provide London residences for aristocratic families, and was built in four stages. Leases for the eastern and southern sides, designed by Robert Adam, were granted in 1792