Esoteric London

No. 824: Page Street, SW1

Posted in Housing, Wildlife by esotericlondon on April 25, 2013

Page Street, London, SW1. Photo © Roger Dean 2011

The Physiology of London Life , in Bentley’s Miscellany – John Fisher Murray, 1844:

Laugh then, and grow fat; we are a cockney; we love a bit of anything green; we love Stationers’ Hall Court, with its one green plant, and its one green tree; we love our own geranium in our own pot, and our own mignionette in our own broken jug; we love our neighbour in the back attic, who has a Southern aspect, and who gets out his crocuses a fortnight before the second floor […]

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  1. careymarks said, on April 25, 2013 at 8:39 am

    these are getting better and better Mr Dean….
    very graphic, bold and utilitarian and then interspersed with a a bit of nature/femininity in the flowers.

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