This is an alley that leads off from busy Covent Garden through to a much quieter patch of residential housing.
A four-storey work of art has gone up in Covent Garden, with the words of Love, Hope & Joy emblazoned across a building overlooking the Piazza.
Normally thronging with tourists, a socially distanced Covent Garden plans to reopen next week (Mon 15th June).
Around three hundred years ago, give or take, a coffee house was rented in Covent Garden that was to become one of the most famous brothel houses in England.
Just around the corner from Covent Garden is a Victorian brick building that conceals a wondrous Catholic Church interior.
It is almost impossible now to go to the West End in the evenings without seeing a white whale squeezing its way through the narrow streets.