On the last day of September it rained. That is an understatement! Today, 5th October, it's raining again......hard!
Anyway; the benefit is a nice shiny surface, coloured leaves dropping, and at the far end a market trader sitting glumly inside, deprived of customers. His neighbour has already shut up shop and gone home.
The scene is Kingston market glimpsed from the church yard. Kingston is next door to Richmond. The town was the place where Saxon Kings were crowned over 1,000 years ago.