London is like the grave in one respect – any man can make himself at home there; and whenever a man finds himself homeless elsewhere, he had better either die or go to London.
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), Sketch of the Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne
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I am sure the countless homeless in London would agree.
Best wishes, Pete.
I really didn’t realise just how many were homeless on the streets of London until starting the Knowledge. Simply dreadful.
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