I wrote this song when I lived in Hackney and use to cycle through Springfield Park to the River Lea to get some peace and quiet, or simply to get to Tottenham avoiding the busy roads. There used to be a run down old pub with outside tables, where I occasionally stopped for a beer.
This is one of my oldest songs written about the ancient River Lea that flows through London. It’s use as a transportation route dates back to the Roman age and even older stoneage remains have been found along it’s banks. I used to cycle down it to get some peace and avoid the traffic during