Some unions can arrange a very civilized start to a protest march! Coffee, biscuits and "rest rooms".
Though I am not sure what to make of the view across a rather glum looking River Thames at the Millennium Bridge and Tate.
Setting off along the Embankment - we actually joined the later part of the march, so we were over three hours behind the first marchers and about one hour ahead of the last marchers.
I think this counts as my most iconic image of the day.
Another iconic image.
Approaching Parliament - and remember that the front of the march moved off at about 11.45 am!
Approaching Piccadilly. There had clearly been some trouble along Piccadilly earlier, with a few broken windows evident, but we were able to pass along Piccadilly quite peacefully.
Part way along Piccadilly.
Out of context, the texts are quite amusing. We did, of course, speculate as to whether or not Fortnum and Mason were providing refreshments to those who had occupied their premises.
By heading towards Kensington High Street for something to eat before returning home we kept very clear of trouble spots.