Bit by by the cordon around our central city is being reduced.
Very very slowly to be honest.
We can walk down a pathway to Victoria square.
The town hall looks incredibly sad really.
The famous fountain flows no longer
and the manicured grounds are grown over with weeds.
The demolition firms still count the CBC as their domain.
On and on the demolition goes.
Terrified office workers abseiled out of these windows on Feb 22, 2011.
Apparently there are still 900 buildings to demolish.
like a sample of how the city used to be.
The Forsyth Barr building is the tallest building left in Christchurch,
but apparently it's coming down.
I did find Victoria Square really really sad,
inspite of the beautiful plantings.
On the other side of this bridge,
there used to be the Crown Plaza hotel, not sky like there is now.
I sometimes wonder how it is to grow up only knowing a city destroyed by earthquakes.
Annie talks about wobbles sometimes...
"The wobbles broke the shops mummy" or "The wobbles broke that path mummy"
I wonder how she will feel about this when she is a teenager.