The stream of thousands of people marching through London to protest ahead of the forthcoming G20 summit was an unusual beast.
Although there were pockets of noise, and chanting, live brass bands and booming sounds played over loudspeakers, the mood was often a little subdued. But individually people were islands of anger, disappointment and concern over the global economy, the conduct of bankers, governments and financiers. By the sheer scale of things, it was clear that the dismay felt by many in society by what has been dubbed either the "credit crunch" or "economic downturn" has upset enough to make them come and pace the streets of the capital.
Among the thousands who turned up was Milton McKenzie, 73, from Essex. He said he was on the march because of "the injustices that happen in the world" ….