2008 December


From the blog

Walking Abandoned London

Walking Abandoned London

28 December 2008 by martin 0 comments

Flickr member ianvisits took a stroll around London on Christmas morning and witnessed the city without any pedestrians. The result are collection of pretty eerie photos. Charring Cross Road Leicester Square National Gallery Checkout the rest of the set for some more […]

walkit.com named in The Guardian’s 100 top sites for the year ahead

  walkit.com joins Flickr, Amazon, Last.fm and Dopplr in being named The Guardian's 100 top sites for the year ahead. We have some fantastic things lined up for early 2009, so make sure you hear about them first by subscribing to our […]

What’s the link between Play England and the British Hypertension Society?

And the National Federation of Women’s Institutes and the Institute of Highway Incorporated Engineers? And the BMA Public Health Medicine Committee and the Town & Country Planning Association? And walkit.com and Cancer Research UK? Well, this eclectic mix of organisations, […]

Pace across Bristol and London

Pace across Bristol and London

9 December 2008 by martin 0 comments

These are slightly hypnotic, if a little tough on the old eyes. A photo taken every 5 metres as the walker (author? cinematographer? photographer?) crosses London and Bristol.  Manchester and Newcastle coming in 2009 apparently. Amazing how green our cities […]

Very Important Pedestrians – VIP day in London

In London on Saturday, the whole length of Oxford Street and Regent Street will be closed to traffic – creating the West End VIP Weekend. I've been before and recommend it, not least for the slightly surreal experience of witnessing […]

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