17/12/12 Red Room



Red underwear is worn on new years eve for good luck; red henna is painted on the hands of brides to be; red frocks are worn as a symbol of sacrifice the night before a wedding; the poppy is a symbol for women fragile and sensitive yet resilient and strong against the winds…



Today red was a woman… I followed the path of the poppy and as if I had been carried there came across a street so different from the rest I feel I might have imagined it. There I met a lady who lives there called Lydia. She told me to follow the path of the multicoloured houses past the Ottoman graveyard and at the end I would find a fountain…






One response to “17/12/12 Red Room

  1. Hi Lucy, Your mining has struck a rich red vein.

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