Kym is an Aussie sheila who came to the UK, set down her swag, and stayed. Check out her everyday moments at www.giddayfromtheuk.blogspot.com
Published December 29th 2011
This week's small lull between the festivities of Christmas and the euphoria of New Year's Eve means that Londoners aplenty have availed themselves of the opportunity for rest and relaxation (or a little sale shopping, but I digress). Which means that the actual City of London is pretty deserted at this time of year - a golden opportunity to mosey around free from the usual tyranny of the booted and suited.
My ultimate destination was the Museum of London, but the empty streets tempted me and I spent a little time meandering, fascinated, along London Wall.
London Wall is a street that runs through the City of London (also known as the Square Mile) that is located along the course of the first defensive wall that the Romans built around the beginning of the 3rd century AD.
On a quiet, traffic free day, it is easy to take photos and absorb a little of the atmosphere of London's Roman past:
And so with London's guardian of the realm at my back it was time to board the bus and take my weary legs and aching feet back to my cosy flat and a hot bath. But not before a final snap from the bus stop...