Roaming the world

Attending an appointment on the north side of the city recently,
I had some time to spare and went for a wander.
I turned off the main road into a courtyard …

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… and felt like I’d wandered into a city in some far-distant, foreign land.

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Narnia, perhaps.
(The lamp-post was there, but not the snow.)

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Or Paris?

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London, maybe.

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So what is the definition of ‘roam’, anyway?

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It means to ramble.
Wander.
Rove.

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I like the thought of rambling through my own home-town —

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— of exploring and finding new places.

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Of being at home in my own, exotic world.