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Wednesday, September 17, 2003

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Unreal City,
Under the brown fog of a winter dawn,
A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many,
I had not thought death had undone so many.

It's not just 'countryfolk' who have a conflicted relationship with London. All the great writers of London's mythology (Eliot, Dickens, even Dizzee) share the same unforgiving, violent, thrilling lover. That's what makes its stories so rich, so human.

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