When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.
"Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."
— Samuel Johnson
This discussion happened on September 20, 1777, and Johnson, someone who hated to spend time alone, was always going out and enjoying what London had to offer.
Created by Paul Richardson, the timelapse video of London shares 24 hours with some of the city’s best-known landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus and Tower Bridge.