I Was in London When the Queen Died, and Now the Lights Are Out

Deathly quiet in the capital

Road closures on Westminster Bridge and lights off at Britain’s seat of power [Image courtesy of the author]

September 14th, 2022

The body of Queen Elizabeth II has returned to London and the capital seems split in two tonight. The central tube stations — Kings Cross, Leicester Square — are as busy now as though it were 8am, with as just as many people heading into the city as…



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Liam Heitmann-Ryce-LeMercier

Gay writer who will always talk to strangers // Australian, 26 // Keith Haring & classical music // https://bit.ly/liam-hrl-portfolio