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Sshhhh.... spooks about!

This edifice (on the left) is the not-at-all-secret headquarters of the British Secret Intelligence Service (otherwise known as MI6) - the place where the real James Bonds live. It's at Vauxhall Cross on the south bank of the Thames in London and is drenched in hi-tech surveilllance and comms equipment (they probably get very good phone reception).

In fact, there is a theory that the “M” character played by Judi Dench in the Bond movies led directly to the first appointment of a woman (Stella Rimington) as the head of the rival intelligence service MI5. Actually, not so much a theory as something I just made up… but you never know, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.

James Bond woz 'ere!

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    • # Edward Phillips

      brilliant shot, great looking building. always ,makes me smile that they have an intelligence service that gathers secrets in such a landmark building!

      2007.07.26 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Sherij

      Very very cool.. and yes truth is stranger than fiction most of the time. Great shot!!

      2007.07.25 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Gary

      I really love this. I think this b/w pic effect is much better than color one. very well done my friend.

      2007.07.25 Edited Reply Cancel