Hans Richard has started his photospread of Hampton Court as “1. Tag” – First Day. The photo of his temporary digs in Atney Road, Putney in Chapter 1 shows a rain sodden pavement. He either took the photo on the Monday (the following day), or the weather has cleared up by the afternoon of the […]
Tag / Kensington Gardens
11. The East End, Kensington Gardens, Mothers & Babies.
By holiday Hans Richard means a day of not working, although Saturday morning work would be usual. August Bank Holiday had been and gone by the time he arrived in London for his English Language course. It may be an oblique or ironic reference to the Docker’s strike (see further down). He is perhaps […]