Esoteric London

No. 1215: Bride Lane, EC4

Posted in Meteorological, Vanishings, Wildlife by esotericlondon on November 23, 2015

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Bride Lane, London, EC4. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

Paved with Gold; or The Romance and Reality of the London Streets – Augustus Mayhew, 1858:

The pert London sparrows seem almost to have disappeared with the frost, and the few that remain have a wretched half-torpid look, and have gone all fluffy and turned to a mere brown ball of feathers.


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