Touch Up London #93: Monumental Elongation

By M@ Last edited 173 months ago
Touch Up London #93: Monumental Elongation

A giant erection, yesterday.

As noted by the BBC, the recently restored Monument is effectively crowded out of the skyline by office blocks. Fortunately, excavation beneath the column foundations uncovered a clockwork jacking mechanism installed by Robert Hooke. The column now stands proudly over the surrounding midrises, with its crown of gold illuminated like a second Great Fire.

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Last Updated 23 January 2009