Sign of the Times-0732 Image by Christine Renney

Walking through Bradford we spied these two young girls playing in an urban wasteland, busily collecting things laying around and taking them up to the parapets. Alessandra is the foreground and Michaela sits, waiting, at the top of the steps. Children finding things to play with in the most arid places – their imagination is boundless.


Sign of the Times-240 Image by Christine Renney

If you have ever seen Pamo’s World Comic Strip, which is funny, sharp and clever, then you will know how important the medium of the comic is to Pam and her audience. I spotted this little comic strip attached to the railings of our children’s play area and this underscores Pam’s belief in the strength of the message the pictorial can convey. This is for you Pam. (P.S. cannot name check artist as nowhere on the piece)