These are the steps that lead up to the seat where is sit (and stand) to watch the games. These are the steps that lead to seat that is my little bit of the city. Most of the time it’s just a blue bucket seat, sitting there, next to thousands of other blue bucket seats (and a few white ones), but occasionally, once every couple of weeks usually, on a Saturday usually, at three o’clock sometimes, it’s the centre of the world, a view down into the arena, the cauldron, the theatre.
And all the time it’s beautiful in that strange way that I find things beautiful when perhaps by other standards they are not. Like these steps that lead to the seat…