sounds like London.

I’m back from a super fun tour of the Uk with my good friend Kate Rogers, and I’ve got plenty of little aural snapshots to help me remember things. Here’s a few that I’ve heard so far from London that stand out – -

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Ah the tube. So fast, and so very small. Tall folks like me have to watch out for yellow bars and people moving very quickly and quietly.

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A nice classic London church, peaceful, old, and full of tourists like me.

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Here’s possibly my favorite sound I’ve heard so far. There’s a great neighborhood called Camden Town, kind of like a Toronto Kensington market area. Lots of shopping, lots of food, and a whole lot of people. I recorded this in a tiny tiny little boutique that just sold hats that were way to hip for me to even attempt to put on my head. It came from a tiny little portable record player, and it was the most calming thing I’ve heard in a while. I would have stood there all day, but the owner seemed a little suspicious of my slack jawed glassy stare and my phaser looking device that I was pointing at his beloved french 7 inch…

More to come as I get myself together…..

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2 thoughts on “sounds like London.

  1. senior says:

    Is that top photo from Covent Garden tube station?

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