It’s a late Friday night in London, and I’m in an Indian restaurant in Gloucester Road. … drinking a milk shake.
I could be doing more interesting things, of course. But the possibilities seem a bit civilized and, dare I say, dull – compared to what I could have been doing to amuse myself had I lived in a another era.
London, old and new
- And my favourite: pay a penny or two to watch doctors perform autopsies (the educational value alone…)
Sadly, I have no photos of these missed opportunities of yore! But here are a couple of random photos of present-day – and somewhat historic – London:
Actually, drinking milk shake is not all I did that Friday. I learned all the fascinating facts above from a fabulous walking tour of London’s criminal history – deliciously appropriate for October.
Watch this space for a three-part series on Murder and Mayhem in London through the ages.