On a flying visit to the capital today Mr G took a detour to view the renewed, restored St Pancras station - and to view the newly unveiled statue of Sir John Betjeman, the work of Martin Jennings.
Smashing marriage of sculpture to place, creating a thrilling sense of wonder and delight as we are invited to share Betjeman's joy at this amazing, glorious space.
Sentimental? Possibly. Theatrical? Definitely.
But nothing wrong with that.
Mr G is a big fan of the bold, generous gesture.
He gives ten out of ten.