Esoteric London

No. 983: Bouverie Road, N16

Posted in Graffiti, Wildlife by esotericlondon on December 4, 2013

Bouverie Road, London, N16. Photo © Roger Dean 2012

London Birds and London Insects, and Other Sketches (Revised Edition) – T. Digby Pigott, 1892:

We are so accustomed to associate birds – “the smiles of creation” – with all that is wild and fresh, and pleasant, and unlike a great town, that to speak of the birds of London sounds rather like talking nonsense.

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