Miracle of the plague year

September 21, 2020

I have stood in Trafalgar Square with a solitary pigeon as a man in a yellow high-vis jacket, a Harris Harrier on his arm, patrolled between the sparkling fountains, scaring away birds from non-existent tourists… Read on

The article can also be read at https://www.rlf.org.uk/showcase/miracle-of-the-plague-year/

King Street, Covent Garden

At the finish line on what would have been 2020 London Marathon

At Paddington as ghost trains slide in and out


London Zoo

Bond Street

Some shops are frozen in and eternal Easter

Regents Street

Man with Harris Harrier, Trafalgar Square

At Oxford Circus, the traffic lights cycle pointlessly though red, amber and green

Everywhere in Hyde park there are crows, no longer able to take advantage of the street larder of discarded chips and half-eaten burgers

Hyde Park


Gerrard Street

Paddington Basin

The National Theatre

The South Bank

St Martin’s Lane

Piccadilly Circus is as empty as the Atacama Desert

Leicester Square



In Trafalgar Square with a solitary pigeon

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