Esoteric London

No. 997: Station Place, N4

Posted in Uncategorized by esotericlondon on December 24, 2013

© Roger Dean RED_3313 copy

Station Place, London, N4. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

Living London, Its Work and Its Play, Its Humour and Its Pathos, Its Sights and Its Scenes – George R. Sims, 1902:

Thousands of men and women who earn their living in London have crowded the railway termini, and gone to their friends in the far-away towns. Londoners themselves have always the home feeling strongly upon them on Christmas Eve. It is a night to spend with the wife and bairns in happy, eager anticipation of the morrow. So the theatres are mostly closed, the music-halls are half empty, and even the street market grows deserted towards ten o’clock. Midnight finds the great thoroughfares given up to the policemen and a few stragglers. The great home festival has commenced. All London is under its own rooftree waiting for Santa Claus.

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