A weird view of the Wheel – and cats in Tiger

Yesterday I visited a shop called Tiger in Tottenham Court Road. Here is the sign about it that sticks out into the road, even though what I thought I was photoing at the time was the Wheel:

That’s actually one of my favourite views of the Wheel, because it is so weird and unexpected. We’re looking south along Tottenham Court Road, with Centre Point on the left as we look. You hear people seeing this, and saying: Oh look, the Wheel. Wow.

Tiger has lots of stuff in it, which I haven’t time to tell you about now but will hope to do Real Soon Now. But what I will say (today) is that, after a bit of searching, I found cats, in the shapes of: a cat mat, some cat suitcases, and some tigers:

Too knackered to say more now. Suffice it to say that Tiger is a veritable cornucopia of cheap and cheerful stuff.

Originally posted at Brian Micklethwait’s Old Blog

One thought on “A weird view of the Wheel – and cats in Tiger”

  1. 6k never did get an answer to his question:


    What’s the stepped building on the right please, Brian?

    Shooting a line through from Tiger to the wheel on Google Maps (1.96km as the crow flies) isn’t helping me.

    Posted by 6000 on 21 March 2015


    I haven’t forgotten about this question, although it must seem like it. Next time I’m in the vicinity I’ll check it out.

    Posted by Brian Micklethwait on 09 April 2015


    Thanks! 🙂

    Posted by 6000 on 09 April 2015

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