I’ve recently discovered where I live – in the countryside in the heart of Birmingham.
For around the past thirty years, I’ve been aware that I live in a city, the second largest metropolis in the UK to be precise.
I thought I was surrounded by buildings (mainly ugly ones), a spaghetti of junctions and a blast of cars. I just saw miles and miles of hideous sprawl wherever I happened to be. Continue reading “The urban green of Birmingham”