Sunset 2 July 2021 - ANITA BRIEN
Hull: a city connected. Connected by roads, pavements, ten foots, a river. Connected by its people: togetherness.
Yet tonight, on my own, high above the city, I felt separate, distant from my city. The juxtaposition of history and innovation, of light and dark.
The family playing in Queen’s Gardens at the end of the day: the girls at the start of the Friday night ‘out out’.
The busy-ness of a city centre: the beauty of the far off Yorkshire Wolds.
The vehicles crossing the sprawling Humber Bridge: the industrial wonder of the docks to the east.
The trees blowing in the wind: the trees that didn’t notice a breeze.
Above a living campus: beside a desolate river.
Hull: a city connected by our differences. Connected by our pride. Connected by our togetherness.