Image above: Girl in the shade of a tree at Chiswick House; photograph Jez Oakley
Phew what a scorcher
Never has the tired old newspaper phrase appeared so sinister. Fortunately we didn’t have fires, unlike other parts of London. Sadiq Khan has paid tribute to London Fire Brigade, who had their busiest day since the Second World War on Tuesday 19 July.
Jez Oakley was out taking pictures in Chiswick on the hottest day on record. Here’s a gallery of his photographs.
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