93/365 Proud

“93/365 Proud” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Nottingham has a pair of lions guarding our impressive Council House in Market Square. They are Left Lion and Right Lion, and they are often used for climbing practice by the young and old of Nottingham alike. Ruby prefers Right Lion it seems.

27/365 Definitely not an Eye

https://flic.kr/p/RC2AF8 I had a night out with the boys tonight so got to stroll through Market Square during the later evening. They’ve started constructing the big Ferris wheel that cannot be called ‘The Nottingham Eye’. It’s an impressive structure. We’ve been in this during previous appearances and the view from the top is stunning. I…… Continue reading 27/365 Definitely not an Eye

24/365 Tracks

https://flic.kr/p/RwcdY6 Over the last few years Beeston (along with many parts of Nottingham) has had a considerable amount of disruption due to the construction of Phase 2 of the NET Tram network. We all hated it when it was being built, but it has been up and running for just over a year now and…… Continue reading 24/365 Tracks

23/365 F in Freezing

https://flic.kr/p/QcqMdm The weather has been uniformly rubbish all year, with only a few glances of sunshine. It’s not even provided any decent snow around here; we’ve just had grey clouds, drizzle and a bit of fog. Rubbish. There was a bit more fog about than usual this morning so I diverted through Highfields Park on…… Continue reading 23/365 F in Freezing

Lord Trent

https://flic.kr/p/qR3goz 9th February 2015 Nottingham University has this prominent bust of Sir Jesse Boot, 1st Baron Trent, outside its gates at Highfield Park. Sir Jesse was one of the University’s most famous benefactors and one of the local area’s more memorable residents. Who hasn’t heard of Boot’s eh?