orbital wrote:Driving to Hackney Marshes yesterday, took us through Stamford Hill, my 11 year old son starts laughing 'look at that man' , 'whats wrong with his hair', 'look at that silly hat' ,hes shouts (windows down in the heat), 'there's another one, and another one!!' this went on all the way through, then again on the way back, whilst his mum was telling him to keep his voice down, made me chuckle at the innocence of a young boy from Hertfordshire seeing a new culture for the first time!!!
Upper Clapton & Stoke Newington, as well.
It is very noticeable (the amount of Orthodox Jewish people walking around), the first time you go through those areas.
It doesn't disturb me, they all seem very peaceful & law-abiding, if a little insular, but that may be wrong, on my part.
I guess it may seem odd to a child, the first time on seeing.