He paints a picture - as most talented authors do - of a world caught between the decaying industrial & the promised regeneration.
I am sure that all of us who have regularly walked & cycled all around this Lea Valley will identify with what he has to say.
I'm no too sure how long Radio 4 keep these links up - so please visit it as soon as you can.
I found myself being half-nostalgic for what we are currently losing - and half excited for what it is we are constantly being promised we are gaining!
Oh - on the promise - the suits are still asking how many of us are going to the meeting on this Wednesday (see: http://leabanksquare.blogspot.com/2008/07/olympic-tour-anyone.html) - so far I think there are only 3 of us - we need a bigger representation from Leabank Square.