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Flourishing in Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields Burial Ground on a week day morning in February. Impressions: Black railings, green railings, brown railings with gold peaks.  Twigs strewn from storm Doris.  Grave stones like rows of green teeth telling tales from history.  Mobile phone and camera wielding photographers poking our lenses through the railings.  Alive with spring flowers, crocuses, cowslips, a heart …

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Sacrifice in Postman’s Park

Postman’s Park on a week day afternoon in February. Impressions: Hidden between buildings in central London.  Surprising, secluded, quiet.  Dull day.  Silent, stationary digger and orange fencing for the ‘improvement’ works.  Heroic self sacrifice tributes told in heartbreaking one line stories.  Stories that haunt.  A man feeding a squirrel, a woman on crutches.  Pile of gravestones, …

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St Mary’s Rest Garden

St Mary’s Rest Garden in Nottingham on a week day afternoon in January. Impressions: Face bitingly cold, a high point in the city, circular pathways, chimneys emerging from the grass, sparse trees.  A bleak feel today, disheartening views, inquisitive dogs, walkers in tracksuits and woolly hats.  Grave stones lined up against the wall like chairs pushed back …

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