by Alice Wooledge Salmon
‘I saw you the other day.’
‘Yah. In Clapham. On my way to Highgate.’
‘Yes. By that street with the cinema, couple of restaurants. An art gallery. That short street near the Common, you know?
‘Reminded me of St-Germain-des-Prés in the ‘60s. All sorts of people, and things happening. A place coming up in the world.’
‘St-Germain-des-Prés? In Clapham?’
‘Sure. I waved to you.’
‘Hey! And who waved back?’
Alice Wooledge Salmon is a Londoner who writes short fiction and lengthy essays.