Tower Bridge

- by Matej Gašperič

I had visited England for the first time while I was still in secondary school. With two friends, we jumped on opportunity and went to a farm near Cambridge to pick up cucumbers. At the time, beside the fact, thaw we were not only young but very young!, we were coming from a communist country. Regardless of the fact, that we have lived in a unique “soft” capitalism which allowed us to go frequently abroad – mostly to nearby Austria (to buy coffee and Lego) and Italy (to buy jeans), traveling around has not been as common as today.

When, after almost a one day journey, we disembarked from the train at the huge and magnificent Victoria station, I was overwhelmed.  I guess it was not only the size of the building whose roof seemed to embrace the sky itself. It…


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