When Queen Caroline took a chunk of Hyde Park to make Kensington Gardens she had a ha-ha dug, so that people could tell that they'd arrived at the Gardens by falling into a ditch. Now the ha-ha has been replaced by the West Carriage Drive, which seems to be popular with taxi drivers. After taking a last look at Kensington Gardens Mr Monkey left by the Alexandra Gate, wondering what was in the lodge on the Hyde Park side of the road.
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