The Christmas Tree @ Trafalgar Square. Gifted to the UK every year by the King of Norway as a thank you for the kindness of the British people during the Second World War. It is time for kindness and great spirit.
1949 London, England in hi-res colour. These photographs were taken using Kodachrome film by the improbably and wonderfully named Chalmers Butterfield, probably in 1949 via How To Be a Retronaut Source: coopranderson
The Troubadour, Brompton Road, London. Opened in 1954 this coffee shop is famous for folk music performances including in the past Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Simon & Garfunkel among many others. Still a great venue with terrific atmosphere.