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    London is weird, a place where the contemporary meets the nostalgic; a giant metal contraption peacefully intruding on the stoicness of the battleground of past leaders, LGBTQ flags proudly flying atop embassys and national monuments, hipster coffee pads sitting among 18th century pubs and decade old ‘landaners’ mixing with the brave seekers of a better life and the new generation of politicians, doctors, nurses, teachers and lawyers. If you take a second to Look up and smell the putrid pissy alleys and reeking traffic fumes I guarantee an overwhelming sense of oddness: a mismatch of old and new, sights and smells and people who really should learn what personal space is; but despite this, London is enticing; you can’t help but be won over by the old and the new, the sights and smells, and yes, even the really, really annoying foreigners who stalk behind you on an escalator, attempt to enter carriages before you’ve exited and just generally ignore the tightly constructed set of unwritten rules which all Londoners live and die by, indeed, London is a whole other country, with its own set of laws and expectations and culture and people. With a population of 8.7 million it really is a wonder how we accommodate so many people, although the amount of bedraggled men with mutts on makeshift leads does seem to say a lot about this phenomenon, nevertheless, London is a metropolis of strangers doing their things and never really noticing much of anything else, including their fellow passengers to the grave. The hustle, the bustle, the noise, the crowds, intimidating, yet comforting at the same time, the glimmering capital of the UK stands without equal among a proud heritage of law makers, law breakers,

    this isn't finished but just general consensus on it please. it is A level work so please try to be critical
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