John-Paul Flintoff

Desktop Pilgrimage 2021 | Day 2

Previously | Where we travel | Topics, stories | The video | Map | Weather report | Up next

In which we start where we stopped on Day 1, at St Mary’s in Willesden.

Where we travel

  1. the nearby Neasden Temple, where I wonder what you’re supposed to do as a visitor (jump to 6 mins 30 secs in the video below); then shut my eyes and make up my best guess;
  2. Harlesden, so-called “no-go zone” (16 mins 40 secs);
  3. Wormwood Scrubs (20 mins);
  4. Grenfell Tower (22 mins); and finish at
  5. St Marks Place, where there was once, but is no longer, a church (28 mins 39 secs).

Topics, stories

The video (highlights)

The video (in full)


Weather report

Because this is a virtual pilgrimage, I also pop outside to get some exercise. This afternoon, despite the bright sunshine, it was flippin’ cold, in fact my fingers went numb holding the dog lead.

Up next

From St Marks Place to Sloane Square via Notting Hill

Spectators: this is live on Facebook every weekday in April, 14.30 to 15.15 UK time.
Participants: get in touch if you’d like to join me “on camera” (via Zoom). This would be a lot more fun. Don’t be shy.

Posted: April 6, 2021

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