Steep Uphill There And Back
8 June 2022

Crossing this bridge and looking down this upward slope is a perspective that I imagine is a lot like getting high. It’s a steep slope running up alongside a bridge, and it works almost like an optical illusion, every time I cross it. I love the old brownstone and the narrow streets. In my day, of course, we had to walk to school in the snow, barefoot and butt naked, uphill, there and back…

Peter van der Walt is a fiction author, although you may find some non-fiction and the odd essay out there. Fans can find his newsletter, posts, updates and developments at Currently, he is hard at work on his next story. When not writing, he has far too many interests to reasonably keep up with. He lives with his partner in Devon, England.