Photo Gallery: Greenwich

The Endeavour room in the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, where the 2014 SFF Masterclass was held. Not a bad place to work on a copyedit, either.

The Endeavour room in the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, where the 2014 SFF Masterclass was held. Not a bad place to work on a copyedit, either.

The Cutty Sark in her glass case. How would she have fared in a race against the Marco Polo?

The Cutty Sark in her glass case. How would she have fared in a race against the Marco Polo?

"In days of yore, from Britain's shore ..."

“In days of yore, from Britain’s shore …”

Crossing the Thames in a cablecar.

Crossing the Thames in a cablecar.

A possible Romano-British temple site in the Royal Park at Greenwich. Treading in the footsteps of Tony, Mick, Phil, et al.

A possible Romano-British temple site in the Royal Park at Greenwich. Treading in the footsteps of Tony, Mick, Phil, et al.

Possibly Anglo-Saxon mounds, Royal Park, Greenwich.

Possibly Anglo-Saxon mounds, Royal Park, Greenwich.

A strangely narrow hardware store in Greenwich.

A strangely narrow hardware store in Greenwich.

The view down from the Greenwich Observatory. Of course, it's an observatory so one is meant to look up as well.

The view down from the Greenwich Observatory. Of course, it’s an observatory so one is meant to look up as well.

The Ent and I. One of the ancient chestnuts in the Royal Park at Greenwich.

The Ent and I. One of the ancient chestnuts in the Royal Park at Greenwich.

The Halley's Comet weathervane at the Observatory.

The Halley’s Comet weathervane at the Observatory.

An ancient chestnut tree in the Royal Park at Greenwich. Treebeard was supposed to resemble a chestnut.

An ancient chestnut tree in the Royal Park at Greenwich. These made me think of Ents.

Statue of Yuri Gagarin, Royal Observatory, Greenwich. We have a flag that blew off his car.

Statue of Yuri Gagarin, Royal Observatory, Greenwich. We have a flag that blew off his car.

Flamstead House, the oldest of the observatory buildings, where it all began. Also part of the Longitude Steampunk'd exhibit.

Flamstead House, the oldest of the observatory buildings, where it all began. Also part of the Longitude Steampunk’d exhibit.

Another possible ent.

Another possible ent.

London Book Bench: The Origin of Species

London Book Bench: The Origin of Species

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About K.V. Johansen

The author of Blackdog, The Leopard, The Lady, and Gods of Nabban, epic fantasies from Pyr, I also write for teens and children, including the "Torrie", "Warlocks of Talverdin", and "Cassandra Virus" series, and the "Pippin and Mabel" picture books, as well as a couple of short story collections and two works of adult literary criticism on the history of children's fantasy literature. I have a Master's degree in Mediaeval Studies, and read a lot of fantasy, science fiction, and history. Blog at thewildforest.wordpress.com
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2 Responses to Photo Gallery: Greenwich

  1. Paul Weimer says:

    So jealous you got to go to Greenwich!

    • KV Johansen says:

      I’m sorry I didn’t get a picture of a ring-necked parakeet, to really make you jealous. A flock of them flew over one evening as the masterclass was pottering around the courtyard at Flamstead House.

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