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Gerrard Street, Chinatown 5:10
Time, date and weather: 5.25 pm, Saturday 5th August 2017. Sunny, 18°C, wind 6 mph.
Description: Starting at the western end of Rupert Court by the junction with Rupert Street. Indistinct traffic; voices; footsteps; air conditioning or fume extractor hum; a busker sings and plays the guitar on Wardour Street; a man speaks slowly through a PA in Gerrard Street in front of a stall supporting the Falun Gong sect; a busker plays the guitar near the junction with Macclesfield Street; the noise of restaurant fume extractors grows louder; another busker plays a few uncertain notes on a guitar.