That familiar story of the small town boy

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Man with foldable bike and a waffle

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Waffles and a new city

“I was born in Limburg and then spent the past ten years in Leuven. I wanted something bigger, so I moved to Brussels.”

Photographer’s notes: The constant for every country, for every new population. The idea that living in a city is simply essential for so many. Small towns become too small, the familiarity too commonplace. City’s offer variety and choice and people and, for many, anonymity.

I wonder if he knows Jethro Tull…

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