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Love letters to London #3: Mr Shit London

Posted at 2:30 pm, February 11, 2015 in Fun London

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With the unmistakable whiff of love in the air, every day this week we’re asking some of our favourite Londoners to tell us why they’re crazy about the capital. Today, it’s Patrick Dalton aka Mr Shit London‘s turn to kiss and tell. 

‘London, I love you but you’re bringing me down.

Yes we’ve had a good time and despite an age gap of almost 2000 years we managed to forge a strong, meaningful relationship with each other. I’ve been with you since day one. You taught me everything to know about living in a city. You spoiled me to the point that to even consider living anywhere else would seem like a death to me.

We’ve had the best time. We wandered the dirty streets together, got drunk together in smoky pubs, danced in the dingiest of holes together. Now those streets have been cleaned up, half of those pubs are closed and the dingy holes that we once left with ruined trainers and stinking of sweat are all turning into luxury apartments.

This new crowd that you’re running with are obsessed with only one thing and that’s money. They’re not your real friends, they’re only interested in what you can do for them. They don’t love you like I love you.

London, in the words of Ice Cube…”You better check yo’self before you wreck yo’self”

Love, always

Patrick’

Previously: 

Video: Doc Brown’s ode to London
The Gentle Author sends a love letter to the city
‘London, will you be my Valentine?’ ‘Well, this is awkward…’

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