Friday Figments and photos: October half-point

Nearly 10 years I’ve lived in this city and still there are moments where London catches my breath.

10 years.

Friday Figments and photos: October half-point Adventures of a London Kiwi

As my black cab crossed Waterloo Bridge recently it struck my expat brain that on one side the modern ash-coloured City rises and the other the gothic magnificence of the Houses of Parliament seems to pierce the sunset. Timeless icons that never seem to fade.

It is a hard, fantastic, intriguing city and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Couldn’t have it any other way.

Friday Figments and photos: October half-point Adventures of a London Kiwi

Friday Figments and photos: October half-point Adventures of a London Kiwi

The people are amazing yet baffling.

Friday Figments and photos: October half-point Adventures of a London Kiwi

Friday Figments and photos: October half-point Adventures of a London Kiwi

The opportunities are endless and challenging.

Friday Figments and photos: October half-point Adventures of a London Kiwi

The queues are orderly and passively rambunctious.

Friday Figments and photos: October half-point Adventures of a London Kiwi

And did we mention the delicious fortuity to have easy access to bao/hirata buns?

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