Like The Polstar* who added this fabulous little find to the Flickr pool, I wouldn’t mind being admitted to this Waterloo hospital on occasion! Anyone else?
Now the question is: Do they do breakfast in bed?
(Apparently, it came about in 1767 after a proposal from the “man mid-wife” Dr. John Leake that suggested something “for the Relief of those Child-bearing Women who are the Wives of poor Industrious Tradesmen or distressed House-keepers, and who either from unavoidable Misfortunes or the Expences of maintaining large Families are reduced to real Want.”)*
A walk along Chelsea Embankment through Westminster brought me past this little building that was once the Villa Italian Restaurant. Google doesn’t bring up much info about this old place. Anyone been there before it closed?
I walked down Fleet Street this weekend, infamous for its alcohol-loving journalists who produced some incredible work in their day. This is number 186 where Sweeney Todd worked and killed as a barber to become the number one serial killer in British history.