"London's annual heat wave is always forgotten by the next year. According to Londoners it rains every day of the year - except when there is a fog.But there are some hot days ..."
Well, whilst we are currently enjoying a "London Heatwave" in 2012, let's have a look at how Londoners fared on those "rare" hot days of the 1920s.
Swimming in Clapham circa 1926
"The beach without a sea: Castles in the sand in Bishops Park by the river at Fulham" circa 1928
Paddling in Trafalgar Square, mid 1920s
The "Ice Man" with his cart, circa 1926
The "Ice Man" making his delivery, circa 1926
Boys in the Serpentine, circa 1926
Cooling off in the East End, mid 1920s
"The road menders seem uncomfortable at any time of the year", circa 1926
There are many more vintage photos of London in my Facebook albums, including: Children, Street Traders, Markets, Aerial Views, Pubs and many more. You can find them all the photos here and you don't need to join Facebook to see any of them.