Category Archives: word on the street

Animal Magic

Autumn 15 WTC#1 Using animals in our writing From Aesop’s Fables to Ted Hughes’s Crow, the stories we tell about animals are often stories about us. This exhibition goes on the trail of animals on the page, asking why they have … Continue reading

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WTC Spring 15

Writing the City I’ve been woefully slow to post our most recent series of WTC, so I’m going to put the entire archive of writing and the photos on one page – let’s call it WTC Spring ’15  Do take … Continue reading

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Women and Work and Winchester Geese

The sun shone for our final outing. which is lucky because we were out and about on the streets of South London, considering Women and Work, and Working Girls – From poorly paid piece work in the Nineteen century, to poorly … Continue reading

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Spring ’14 WTC#1 sounds of the city

Who will buy this wonderful morning? What a great way to kick off the new season, with the sumptuous Jaki Irvine installation at Frith Street gallery in Golden Square! But first, some introductions at Mary Ward were in order, where … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Action!

The sixth and final meeting in the latest series of Writing The City found us in the Covent Garden branch of the London Film Museum Groovy as a Movie where fragments of just about every film made in or about … Continue reading

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London Streets Vignettes, by Rocío Prieto Rodríguez

Close Up Is not open and beckoning, but closed and twisted.  Only the back is visible.  A pentagon of whiteness buried in charcoal material. The lens pulls back:  white shirt, tie, top hat.  The Bank of England in the background.  … Continue reading

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from street photography, by Astrid Sutton

The Rent Collector He’ll usually go on a Friday, as you’ve got more chance of getting the money on payday. But sometimes they’re out to spend it already. Mondays, they’re in, it’s wash-day. But the money might’ve already gone down … Continue reading

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