Piccadilly Circus: Eros

Eros in Piccadilly Circus
Eros in Piccadilly Circus

The Angel of Christian Charity? No, incorrect.  Eros, Greek God of love? Also incorrect. A dollar for anyone who can tell me the name of the statue atop the Shaftesbury Monument Memorial Fountain in Piccadilly Circus, London.

Is there a circus in Piccadilly Circus? Was there a circus? Elephants eating peanuts? Clowns (God forbid)? Alas, no. I was vastly disappointed, as I was with much of my UK adventure. Circus comes from the Latin word meaning “circle.” (Thanks, Wikipedia). Continue reading “Piccadilly Circus: Eros”