‘Repellent’ Kismet


“Through the Thames below my London flat last week slid a repellent sight,” writes Matthew Parris in The Times this morning.

“She resembled a giant, sleek, grey, metal-plastic kitchen device, about two houses long. Her decks were slits and her windows little black squares of darkened glass, for all the world like gun-emplacements.”

Kismet in the Pool of London last month before passing Matthew Parris’s flat

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