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I've heard that if you pass through that arch created by the water, you end up in 1955 London. It's the final magic of the Blackburn family.
It's true! I lashed together some logs left over from that big tree they disassembled down by Harris Park, and then I floated myself through that magical arch. Oh, it was wonderful! I visited the Simpson's Christmas windows - a fairy land if ever there was one! Then I pushed through the crowds and wound up at the old London Hotel, where I got myself a seat at the soda fountain and queched my considerable thirst with a strawberry float. They had a TV going and wouldn't you know that they were showing Bill Brady's old TV show, Act Fast.I'd have stayed there, too, if it weren't for the bad haircuts and black-and-white everywhere - colour didn't come to London until 1967, you know. I think was one of those Centennial projects.
Oohh, flood control. Right. I thought it was cheap sculpture. I figgered that at night they would turn on a blue spotlight and make it all pretty.
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