Esoteric London

No. 649: Tooting Bec Road, SW17

Posted in Markets by esotericlondon on August 23, 2012

Tooting Bec Road, London, SW17. Photo © Roger Dean 2012

Round London: Down East and Up West – Montagu Williams Q.C., 1892:

COVENT GARDEN

“All a-growing and a-blowing!” Of all the sounds that reach my ears during the year, none gives me greater pleasure than this, the cry of the flower sellers. It brings glad tidings of sunshine, it is an assurance that fogs are a thing of the past, and it bids you watch for the coming of the swallow.

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