Jess Hurd

Archive for March, 2014

Tony Benn – Funeral

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The funeral of Tony Benn, socialist, former MP and cabinet member. Westminster, London.

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Love Teaching – Hate Gove

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National Union of Teachers strike and march about pay, pensions and conditions. Central London.

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National Geographic – 29K likes!


I was very excited to see that my Marina Bay Sands infinity pool image (featured) got 29K when it ran in the National Geographic

and via @EarthPix 907 RT’s and 1,685 + favourites!

See Singapore Bling slideshow here.

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Storm Clouds Gather


Storm clouds over the Thames, Canary Wharf and Tate & Lyle sugar refinery. Silvertown, East London.

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“They’ve Got More Choice”


They’ve Got More Choice” – container graffiti outside a derelict factory, Greenwich, South London.

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Canary Wharf in Pink


Canary Wharf at night, London Docklands, Tower Hamlets, East London.

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Banksy Phone Tapping

jj1403145Banksy phone tapping graffiti. Poplar, East London.

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jj1403147Playground with heart graffiti in Poplar, Tower Hamlets, one of the poorest boroughs in London.

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RIP Tony Benn


Tony Benn, socialist, campaigner, former Labour MP and Cabinet Minister. It was a real privilege to be welcomed into Tony Benn’s  home to photograph him a few years ago. A tireless campaigner, he will be greatly missed.

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For an extensive Tony Benn photo archive visit

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Telephone Exchange Box


Broken telephone exchange box. Poplar, Tower Hamlets, one of the poorest boroughs in London.

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Bob Crow RIP

JJ0203105Bob Crow RMT addresses Stop the War Coalition Don’t Attack Iraq rally, Camden Centre, London 26/03/2002

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Grayling Day


Save Legal Aid protest march from Parliament to the Ministry of Justice. Grayling Day. Westminster, London.

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Random Cemetery Walk

jj1403136Broken grave stone in a Cemetery Park, East London.

Picket Line Salsa!


Unison cleaners at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) during a 48-hour strike in a protest about discrimination. They are employed by ISS an outsourcing firm and receive less sick pay and fewer holidays than in-house staff and are not allowed to join the staff pension scheme. London.

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