I arrived here yesterday evening, away from Brexit blues and the complexities of the Leave vote…to find Barcelona, and Gracia blooming in the summer heat, while the past ripples within the promise of the present, and the future beckons.
So I have arrived from a UK summer dominated by the murder of a Member of Parliament and the fraught energy of the Referendum on EU membership, with its unleashing of latent racism in a UK post-Empire.
But yes, about the past, what I remember of Gracia, the stories, histories, and the journey of my project – I will return to these in another post. Today is a new day: the journey continues…
Namita Elizabeth Chakrabarty