This session began sheltered from the cold and rain with hot drinks in the well-known and well-loved Kristina’s Café on Chester Street. One of our Explorers comes here often with her family and we loved hearing her memories. Kristina’s has a history stretching back centuries (in 1586 she began life as a sweetshop), and we found a photo from over a century ago showing the place as ‘The Gwalia Restaurant’ dining and tea-rooms. This started discussions about the history of the town as we pored over library books filled with photos of Wrecsam’s history.
This session began at Hoffi Koffi with tea, toasties and choc-brownie-milkshakes while we discussed last week’s colour walk and future plans. We love Hoffi Koffi’s ‘pending’ system where you can buy an extra coffee or sandwich to be delivered to homeless people in Wrecsam later in the week. Continue reading “Walking on Red”
Over the coming weeks our group of explorers will devise innovative ways in which to travel through Wrecsam’s urban landscape. We’ll then take inspiration from our regular dérives to create new poetry. This week we started at Emz Cakes, before following in the footsteps of William Burroughs: Continue reading “Welcome to the Oriel Wrecsam Explorer Project!”