Driftwood 9 53

Driftwood 9 53

[Yay I fixed the apparently invisible typo too ...]

I tried to cram in some backgrounds here, in spite of the continuing “talking heads” …

I had the nerve to take some liberties with the geography in the first panel, because that house on the corner with John Street was so nice (see photo a and photo b). :3 They actually came down to Sunderland Road from Howe Street, and John Street is a few blocks away to the east. (Or was, because it’s been flattened now – not sure what will replace the old terraced houses.)

Then, they walk past the tower blocks Tennyson Court and Eslington Court (somewhat visible in the background of panel 5 …), then past the cemetery (panel 6), until they start to close in on the office buildings Chad House, Bede House and Aidan House (last panel), which we already know from the beginning of this chapter.

There are many interesting historical photos from around this time inĀ John M. Berry’s photostream on Flickr.


  1. Ilmari says:

    Aeron’s words in panel 4. He does have something of a poet’s soul. :) I can’t identify much with him usually*, but in that, I do.

    *which doesn’t stop me liking the character though!


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