Last night I had a fantastical journey around the city of Durham. It isn’t every day that you find an elephant trumpeting and snorting in a city centre, but this was definitely one of the highlights of Lumiere 2013. Where do people find the imagination and “know-how” to produce light installations like this? I have no idea, but I thoroughly enjoyed the spectacle.
I thought I was going to be in for a disappointment, because the Park and Ride was already full when I arrived in Durham at 16.30. No right-minded person attempts to drive beyond the outskirts when an event such as this is taking place. But not being in your right mind sometimes pays off, and with a bit of frustrating driving and a hike at the end, a suitable slot was found for the car.
Was it worth it? Of course! The sight of the Lindisfarne…
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