05 Nov 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Madrid by Day

Madrid, Spain by day in November Impressions: Brilliant sunlight, blue, cloudy sky, beautiful architecture, rows of skinny, shin high bollards, Spanish flags waving from balconies. Pretty dogs, pretty people, Almodovar style fabulous high heeled, big hair, loudly made up women, cool young people, sophisticated older people, the odd disorientated drifter, tourists from many countries. Question:  […]

02 Nov 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Three Mills

Three Mills on a week day afternoon in June. Impressions: Long grass, riverside, cranes and tall buildings.  Steps up a fallen log, golden gates, paths the shape of a round circle with waving arms, teenagers huddled and chatting.  Strong sunshine, hot breeze, wooden playground, floor trampoline, statues, butterflies, cobbled path. Question: Sometimes we can only see the steps, […]

01 Nov 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Christchurch Gardens

Christchurch Gardens on a week day early morning in July. Impressions: Commuters in single file with concentrated faces.  Church, large coppiced tree with comic leaf sprouting, rose garden.  Drizzle, clanking of building works, cranes.  Memorial to a war bombed burning cross. Question: What circles can you see as you walk? Images: Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events […]

29 Oct 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Grays Inn Square

Grays Inn Square on a week day afternoon in July. Impressions: Blue sky after the downpour, serene, regal.  Shiny, old windows, shiny, new cars, magnificent buildings.  Trees sprouting a cover of leaves to the ground, places to hide, manicured grounds, peaceful and empty. Question: What does the colour yellow evoke for you? Images: Find out more […]

28 Oct 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Lee Valley

East London section of Lee Valley on a week day afternoon in July.  Impressions:  Cloudy and warm, sunless yet harshly bright.  Canal boats, early blackberries, bridges, pathways, railways, lots of lines, criss crossing and rising.  Colourful graffiti, lurid green sludge, algae, waterfowl, cranes, building clanking. Question: As I walk I wonder how the ducks survive […]

26 Apr 2017 | Walking Off the Big Apple

A Walk in Sakura Park

Sakura Park, a small city park just north of W. 122nd Street between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue in Morningside Heights, derives its name from the Japanese word for “cherry blossom.” In 1909 the Committee of Japanese Residents of New York, as ...