And as I rode home from the gym one cold Monday evening in November in Newcastle, I paused to see three dancers clad in feathered headdresses and elaborate costumes dancing to reggae at the Monument.
People nearby paused in their shopping. Cyclists slowed to a stop and hopped off. Young men nervously joined in with the dancing.
Sadly, I did not get a photo of the elderly chap playing the music joining in, but I think this one captures it quite well.