Esoteric London

No. 158: Regent’s Canal, E3

Posted in Parks, Public Art, Wildlife by esotericlondon on October 6, 2010

Regents Canal, London, E3. Photo © Roger Dean 2010

Walks In London – Augustus J.C. Hare, 1878:

No town in Europe is better supplied with greenery than London: even in the City almost every street has its tree. And pity often is ill bestowed upon Londoners by dwellers in the country, for the fact is all the best attributes of the country are to be found in the town. The squares of the West End, with their high railings, and ill-kept gardens, are certainly ugly enough, but the parks are full of beauty, and there are walks in Kensington Gardens which in early spring present a maze of loveliness.

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