Strange, ominous atmosphere in the streets today, or is it just my imagination?
Just finished off that awful celery concoction. I threw some tinned mushrooms, noodles and loads more savoury powders into it, and it was a bit better than yesterday, but basically Ick. Cheap eats, though. (Of course, I've blown money on the CJ., LOVE AND ROCKETS [can't resist when Izzy's in it-] and yet another skull-bead bracelet)While I was mooching in the little market behind St-Martin's-In-The-Fields, I saw all these gorgeous amber beads being laid out. There were several strands of the huge gobstopper-sized ones I favour, and I asked the jolly Eastern Europaean woman how much, just out of curiosity. "£1000", sez she, quite casually. A less impressive set: "only £500"- Apart from anything else, she had them just lying about on a table. I mean it's one of those markets that specialise in hairy Peruvian hats, gonks,touristy beer mats and stuff. Odd, very odd-