Random memories of the past four days … the train ride from Gatwick Airport to London … dark brick row houses with chimneys against gray sky … church spires … daffodils and graffiti by the railroad tracks … woman in a burka, her baby in a carriage … Victoria Station, the bustling city crowds … Dickensian faces … the man with guitar singing about meningitis … getting off the tube … “mind the gap, mind the gap” … struggling with my luggage through the streets I hear someone shout “Hey, Wild Bill!” and looking up see a workman on a rooftop smiling …

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