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Locked up in Tredegar Square

Tredegar Square on a July weekday morning. Impressions: Layers of green, sssshhhh of wind through the leaves, yellow sunshine, twirly benches.  Trees captured in plots of padlocked railings.  Large dragonfly swooping about, sneezing from the clouds of pollen and falling leaves, busy bees, distant siren, snatches of one-sided phone conversations. Question: What is precious enough to …

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Blocked in Victoria Park

Victoria Park on a week day morning in May. Impressions: Lush green, abundant summer growth, healthy nettles, air rich with pollen, huge, gorgeous space.  Walkers, joggers, dogs, tree surgeons working with buzzing tools. Model boating lake, playground, cafe, hoardings arriving to block off a festival space. Question: What is a block for you?  What is …

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