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  • Writer's pictureHelen

Curiosity alone...

It has taken me a while to adjust, to not seeing friends and family, colleagues and collaborators and Curiosity Club members. But now I feel I can begin to explore again, to take a few steps outside my front door, down the street where I live and a little further on...

I can be curious on my own.

I live in a conservation area, Wordsley Church Conservation area which, according to Historic England is 'at risk'. A little over two miles from Brierley Hill, the ancient Wordsley High Street is usually very busy, noise and exhaust fumes from cars, lorries and buses fills the air. Historic buildings that line the route have been obscured by a sea of modern shop signs, security shutters and UPVC windows. The listed structures in the area, whilst seemingly fairly well preserved are surrounded by modern, unsympathetic developments. At its heart lies the early 19th century Holy Trinity Church.

During my one hour exercise walks which are allowed each day I think I will investigate, using our curiosity manifesto as a guide...

A way in...

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