Showing posts with label Hackney. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hackney. Show all posts

Monday, 11 May 2009

Pepys in Hackney

"Going out towards Hackney by coach for the ayre, the silly coachman carries us to Shoreditch, which was so pleasant a piece of simplicity in him and us, that made us mighty merry." Samuel Pepys's diary entry for 10 May 1666.

Silly indeed!