Guildford – quintessentially English?

I’ve driven past Guildford many times but never stopped to visit. That changed today. It’s a mix of crappy post WW2 utilitarian  architecture and all the things foreign people might assume to be quintessentially English.   So we have Lots of greenery, castles, canals, cobbled high streets and quaint little pubs.


So these images are truthful and authentic. But they offer a very lopsided impression of Guildford and are far from the whole truth.


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South Londoner struggling with life, art and photography.
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3 Responses to Guildford – quintessentially English?

  1. sarahlsnaps says:

    I lived there for 2 years before moving to Austria! It’s not where I am from… but it is true that Guildford is a bubble. One friend once said to me ‘ You know you’ve made it when you are married, have kids and own a house in Guildford’ 😉

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  2. Catherine says:

    My favourite place for shopping! Are you going to photograph ‘the other side’ as well?

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