Passed on the way to work. When big things are grim, small smiles mean a lot.
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And on the way home: the bus swerved and a woman waiting to get off was pitched into the lap of the nearest (male) passenger. "Sorry", she said, batting her eyes at him, "I bet you get women falling all over you all the time". "I wish", said the man, flushing a little but steadily returning her gaze. I have never seen strangers flirting on a London bus!
¶ 12:37 pm
From this photo it looks like London is starting to return to her former self. Phew.