Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: Waterstones Gower Street

  I’ve already eaten my lunch at my desk as it’s been raining all morning. I’m still keen to leave the office for some cold fresh air. I cross Tavistock Square under my umbrella. Looking down at the weathered stone pavements, they look worn, shaped like a relief map of a landscape in Geography, bumpy and collecting little lakes and river deltas. I walk on past the … Continue reading Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: Waterstones Gower Street

Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: Gordon Square

I cross the very busy road at the zebra crossing at the top of Tavistock Square and as I walk the streets get quieter. Crossing onto a quieter corner, I’m in Gordon Square. The gardens here are like a wild meadow, overrun with long grass and flowers. Parts are roped off from the public and allowed to grow tall. Today is a lovely warm day, with a breeze and … Continue reading Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: Gordon Square

Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: St George’s Gardens

  St George’s Gardens is tucked away, down a side street across the road from the Brunswick Centre. When you enter the gates and walk down a small slope, you walk into what initially looks like a normal, sort of narrow park. It’s only as you walk further into the space it becomes obvious that this isn’t a normal park but a burial ground. The … Continue reading Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: St George’s Gardens