Greece

Making Shadows in Dimitrakopoulo Plateia

Dimitrakopoulo Plateia in Larisa, Greece on a week day lunchtime in March. Impressions: Bright blue sky, bright white light, sharp shadows, yellow flowers, scraggy green grass, tiny lizards scurrying.  Dormant fountain, rubbish floating in it.  Empty square, cafes quiet now, motorbikes vibrating, swing creaking, man on his phone, bench missing planks. Question: What shadow shapes …

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Uplifted Near Pinios River

Pinios River in Larisa, Greece early on an April weekday morning Impressions:  Magical light, blue sky, lush green, peaceful river, tall trees.  Wild horses, runners plugged into their headphones, a gang of kids playing with sticks, a fast moving lizard.  Blossom, flowers, bees, dragonflies, graffiti and street art.  Restorative and uplifting. Question: Where do you …

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