I spent a few hours walking the streets of London yesterday.

In my attempt to find Tottenham Court Road, I managed to end up in Covent Garden, somewhere I’ve not been before.

I loved it.

There was this talking dog. He just sat there, all day.

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These statues were something else. I’ve never seen anyone be so statue-like. Not even a hint of breath. In fact, I was thinking that they might actually be real statues, secretly put there by a human statue in the middle of the night when he got tired of standing still for a living.

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This living statue is Ed, who can be found at http://www.thelivingstatuecompany.com

The volunteer. Why do we feel so pressured to grow up?

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This opera singer was amazing. I’ve found myself becoming increasingly attracted to male opera singers. Good job *Twinkle*gets here soon, don’t want all that wedding planning going to waste.

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Tarra

5 Responses

  1. How can you not have been Covent Garden before?! It’s one of the best parts of London!

  2. I can’t believe you stay in the UK but have never been to Covent Gardens!! It’s one of my favourite places in London and I’ve brought every single one of my visiting friends there!

  3. Off topic but…whatever.

    A couple of book reccomendations (when you fancy a bit of time-out from the “self-improvement” malarkey):
    The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God by Carl Sagan (or any book by him)…and:
    The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene
    …fascinating and inspiring in the truest sense.

  4. Hello, great article – nice to see people enjoy Covent Garden’s menagerie of performers. I’m the grey living statue performer pictured above. It would be great if you could add a link to my site – The Living Statue Company – it includes a resourse page talking about life as a statue and has lots of cool images and videos. Thanks!

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