|Sydney Exhibition Centre and Centrepoint Tower, from the William Henry Street Bridge|
All of it hidden deep within the layers of lives lived. Layers of sandstone picked and blasted, layers of trees felled and burned, layers of mud squelched, faeces deposited and waters fouled. Layers deposited as the lean-to gave way to the daub and wattle, gave way to the terrace, gave way to the high-rise.
Lives lived and lives ended and deposited beneath Arthur’s landing. The marrow leaching from the bones in the Devonshire Street graveyard fertilise the bony finger of ridge, and feed other Arthurs as they march over the precious stream encased within this white man’s midden.