Water smoothes the hard edges and gives some moments of respite.
Attracted by the regular docking of the Spirit, it’s a place that represents freedom and something else.
Tourists have replaced immigrants but the tradition continues. The emotional hangover remains in the air.
Now the steps are shared with my 2-year-old.
Shells and driftwood mix with discarded cigarette butts and broken glass—they are precious artefacts to savour.
By Amanda Fisher