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A Tourist Wander Through the Inns of Court

Inns of Court on a June weekday afternoon. Impressions: Spires, arches, alleyways, chequer board marble, anachronistic, hallowed spaces.  Time warped but spotless, not aged, and scrupulously cared for.  Floppy haired shiny shoed boys, miniature lawyers, alongside actual lawyers, tourists, students, legal professionals.  Clang and ding of scaffolding poles, building works, cranes rising behind the rooves.  Black …

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Remembering Mothers in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park

Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on a week day afternoon in July. Impressions:  Sweep of lavender bushes, imposing Imperial War Museum, planes swooshing above.  Orchard of low fruit trees, empty playground, groups of school kids, tourists, American accents, people sitting at outside at tables and chairs, old lumpy trees and broad leafy canopies.  An excited dog leaping …

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