Saturday, February 17, 2007

Eye's eye view


Trip to London last week - to the Eye. First time back for a long while, this time as Tourist (and showing my children the sights). Impressive prices - here's the view to complete the picture (or the pictures to complete the view:

Do I feel at home in London anymore? No. Do I feel comfortable, yes, that's all to do with the past, memories of growing up and a familiarity with its history. The ghosts of Blake and Shakespeare may stalk the streets, but their bodies would have preferred, as mine does, a quieter life away from the turmoil, to live and breathe. He who is tired of London is - just tired of London.