If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that I am not exactly a city girl! Too long in a city and I feel overwhelmed and pine for the familiar feel of tranquil hills and sleepy sheep! I make an exception for Italian cities such as Firenze and Lecce which are bursting with so much charm that I am suitably distracted from myself. What is your relationship with cities?
Cities dilute me.
They strip me of colour and contour and character.
I forge ahead impatiently like a walking traffic jam
Going nowhere fast
Sure there are breathtaking buildings
and countless cute cafes
There are even bold bridges and entertaining underground systems
which make them bearable for
Any longer though and I feel royally slimed
by smog and sensory overload
Deprived of the satisfying solitude of serene scenery
and a million miles from
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