Annual visit to Barts, annual visit to Postman’s Park:
QOTD Tower Hill tube station, 19 May:
Today you are you
That is truer than true
There is no one alive
Who is youer than you!
I didn’t realize Trollope was responsible for pillar boxes:
Incidentally, this one, on the Strand, is an Edward VII one:
Some interesting English at Photo London:
It’s ‘peeback’ time in Shoreditch and Dalston reports the use of paint that urinates back at you. Who first had the idea that Ultra-Ever Dry paint would work like this? Apparently Hamburg beat San Francisco to it.
San Francisco is not the first city to implement urine-repelling paint. The city of Hamburg, Germany has also used the paint and saw a decrease in people who use the streets as a bathroom.
“Based on Hamburg, we know this pilot program is going to work,” Nuru said. “It will reduce the number of people using the walls. I really think it will deter them.”
There has been a hiatus here as a result of a broadband outage.
Here however is what passes as vegetables at Tokyo Sushi in Romford.
Worshipfuls saying cheese.
By chance I was near Regent’s Park just before this year’s Boar’s Head ceremony started at 15.40 from Oat Lane. The Worshipful Company of Butchers process through the smaller City streets to Mansion House. This is not the real boar’s head, though – apparently they do send one but are not allowed to parade with it, so papier mâché has to do.
Here they are turning into Gresham Street: