I could go completely sentimental or I could go trivial… which did I choose? Well you’d better keep reading…
I miss pre-quakes Christchurch – well part of it anyway.
I miss the architecture around the city – you know those places you always thought were going to be there but then weren’t all of a sudden.
You walk around the city centre and try to remember what was actually in that empty plot of land that has now become a makeshift car park.
Things changed forever in Christchurch on the 4th September 2010, although little did we know what would happen a short 5 months later on 22nd February 2011 where the city I knew and loved would be scarred – in more ways than one.
The city is rebuilding – what else can you do. But the memories are still there. Cathedral Square is still a place to meet. The Re:Start container mall has brought people back into the city – some for the first time in years.
Here are some of my photos of Christchurch pre-quake: