Tranquility on the Barbican High Walks

Barbican high walks on an April week day lunchtime Impressions: Waving daffodils, bright light, blue white skies, concrete, rectangles, rectangular towers, windows, concrete blocks, glass panes and tiles.  Lost above the city, tranquility above the traffic. Question: Where can you find tranquility in a busy place? Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events and coaching

Red thread on a branch in St James Park

Don’t Touch in St James Park

St James Park on a week day afternoon in March. Impressions: White sky thick with cloud.  Sweet, ice-creamy smell of blossom.  Heaving with tourists dawdling and suits marching through.  A festival of waterfowl and birds, majestic pelicans, swans.  Squawking, hissing, clucking, sirens, variety of languages.  Weeping willows, bursting buds, low loopy fencing, so many flowers.  A …

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Names and Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park on a week day lunchtime in March. Impressions: Oscillating between bitter cold and picnic worthy sunshine, blow your ears off wind and stillness.  Every variety of daffodil, pale yellow, lemony, duck beak yellow, orangey, sturdy heads bobbing.  Untamed wild space, nettles, thistles, thick white blossom, lush green, moss, ivy, holly.  Old gravestones bearing …

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