Green Lanes (Natalino Capriotti)

Green Lanes (Natalino Capriotti)

One day I did the whole of Green Lanes on foot.

It is a very long straight road that cuts through North London like a scalpel.

It was December 2017, I think, and I had some time off from the markets around Christmas.

Days off often send me to total paranoia. I don't know if it’s due to that classic middle age vice of knowing how to concentrate only on work, but the fact is that the mind starts to work badly and to dwell on irrelevant questions, forgetting the grander things like lying down in a park, or sitting at a restaurant and finally eating.

I left home convinced that some air could do me good.

I started to walk.

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