“And I remembered, my body remembered, what it was like to be in one place and to be able to be there – not watchful, not worried, not with your head somewhere else” – Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal (111). Green spaces allow us to ‘be.’ Consider how people are there in such spaces compared to the city: racing to work, chasing a self image in the shops, dodging the traffic.

 

Chorlton Meadows Manchester: A Place To Be

Saturday February 2, 2013