A foggy stroll through the open air market in Norwich. If you haven't been to England you are probably saying that wrong. We Americans like to say WHICH or WITCH when in fact all those w's in many British place names are actually silent. So the East Anglia town of Harwich for instance, I learned is pronounced "Harridge."
Your cultural language tidbit o' the day. : )
Norwich boasts the country's largest open air market and a very nice pedestrian shopping area.
you can read the sign yourself. Like to try it at home? Directions here.
There were a couple men pushing copies of The Big Issue like carnival barkers. They were really rather charming. "BIIIIIIG ISSUUUUUUE, get yer BIG ISSUE! Now, ladies don't crowd me all at once. There's plenty of 'em to go 'round." And so it went. <g>
Turns out the Big Issue employs formerly homeless individuals as vendors, whom I can tell you work very hard and most sincerely. Awesome.
Mushy peas, just what they sound like - smashed green peas. A very popular side dish. My clan is nearly evenly split between mushy pea fans and not. Ok, fan might be generous.
Sign - quote from Noel Coward's Private Lives