CCXLVIII – Dundee Loop

Helpful MammalON THE second day of my April 2024 trip, I did not one but two walks, although one was much shorter than the other. For the first, I arose well before breakfast and went for a wander around Dundee, which I would be leaving later.  Ordinarily, I would roll this into the following walk but I quickly realised that there was enough to be seen to make this its own thing.  And so it was…

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I Spy… the Gentle Glow of Gas Lamps

Hasteful MammalThink of Victorian London and what do you see in your mind’s eye? ‘Pea soupfogs, the yellow glow of gaslights, hansom cabs, Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper.  Three of those five things are consigned to history and another one is fictional.  But one of them stubbornly refuses to go forth into that dark night. And so long as it keeps refusing, the night will never be so dark…

Gaslights.  Apparently, they never went away.

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