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1997: Le Prix du Champagne Lanson Noble Cuvée Award for investigations into Champagne for the Millennium investment scams

2001: Le Prix Champagne Lanson Ivory Award for

2011: Vindic d'Or MMXI – 'Meilleur blog anti-1855'

2011: Robert M. Parker, Jnr: ‘This blogger...’:

2012: Born Digital Wine Awards: No Pay No Jay – best investigative wine story

2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Three photos from Central London

 Trafalgar Square: "Admiral – you can come down now your ship is ready!"

 Chillin' and the solitary gulled pigeon: Trafalgar Square 10.1.2012

Bright sunshine on the Diana of the Treetops statue near Green Park tube station: 11.1.2012
The statue has recently been moved and forms part of the fine revamping of the underground station.


Justin Roberts said...

Very gull-like, that solitary pigeon!

Jim's Loire said...

Perhaps that's why it was solitary Justin! Now a 'gulled pigeon'!

Anonymous said...

I shall have to become your resident birder!! Rock pigeon my`s a gull.

Bob AB

Jim's Loire said...

Bob. Happy to bow to your and Justin's experience. It's a solitary gull.

CRM said...

The elegant statue outside Green Park underground station is The Diana Fountain (Diana the Huntress) by E J Clack. First installed in 1954 it has recently had some new gilding and has been moved to this new, more prominent position.