Tag Archives: rubbish

12th March 2013 – mitten

Purple, sodden with melting snow, it lies abandoned on the pavement. Dropped unseen from a baby’s hand, without its pair. It looks lost, just another bit of rubbish now, doomed to rot upon this city street.

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8th February 2013 – backs of houses

Neat paving or lawn, manicured trees and beautiful borders. Piles of rubbish, discarded toys and patches of brambles. Cheerful washing lines, bright colours flashing past like flags. Glimpsed from a speeding train, a window into private back garden worlds.

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9th January 2013 – litter

A small, peach coloured plastic bag, tied in a rough knot at the top, sits guiltily on the inside edge of the pavement. Left by a lazy dog-walker, it draws my attention to the scurf of litter along the side … Continue reading

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