Postcard #48

Thames River, Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick, London, UK

Chiswick is a leafy, affluent district with a village feel. Media and creative professionals mingle in indie shops, wine bars and high-end restaurants along Chiswick High Road. A footpath runs past the historic pubs and 18th-century homes of Strand-on-the-Green, a picturesque Thameside street. The Roman-style Chiswick Housecontains Old Master paintings and has vast manicured gardens with picnic and play areas.