The intersection of King and William (where I live) probably doesn't look much different than it did in this painting by Sir Edmund Yeamans Wolcott Henderson done in 1843, when he was stationed here with the Royal Engineers (he went on to become Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police).
Before I went out, I made a witch's brew in my kitchen of Kool-Aid and handspun. Here it is gently simmering.
|More about that next time. By then the potent reek of grape and black cherry drink mix and wet wool might have dissipated.|