The polar bear is from an illustration on the cover of the 27 December 1899 issue of “Chums” magazine: “With an Angry Roar the Bear Rose to Its Full Height” (1899)
The bottles of bubbly are from the “Christmas Decorations—Drawn by C. Gregory” illustration page 9 of the 20 December 1879 issue of the “Illustrated London News” (1879)
Q (Deptford Park School) bus stop on Evelyn Street, Deptford
London is heading into Tier 3, a new virus variant is circulating, we’re heading to the Brexit cliff-edge, and the holidays are bearing down on us. Oh, and climate change. I was feeling a variety of threats when I made this one.