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Tag Archives: woman
1st December 2013 – blankets
Old and unwanted, they take on a new life. Wrapped around a family of worms, to keep their home warm for the winter. One woman’s trash is their gold.
5th November 2013 – chocolate Labrador
A woman bustles past him in a hurry. His tail wags halfheartedly as she passes, hoping for a friendly pat. He looks crestfallen for a second, then resumes his watch on the shop door.
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24th April 2013 – hospital
In the entrance sits a woman in a wheelchair. She looks thin and grey, holding a small cup of water in her hand. Our eyes meet and we smile. A moment of human contact, comforting for us both, I hope.
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13th March 2013 – bobble hat
She strides confidently towards her car, a child’s scooter held in one hand. She holds it above her head, where a multicoloured bobble wobbles on her woolly hat.
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10th March 2013 – rose stem
She kneels on a concrete path. The secateurs in her joined hands are clamped firmly around an old and stubborn rose stem. Determination on both sides makes her screw up her face. Woman versus nature on a garden scale.
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19th February 2013 – woman at a ticket machine
She leans forward to hear the tiny, tinny voice emerging from the far-off office. Her long, ink-black hair forms a rounded curtain. She sweeps one side up impatiently, tucks it expertly behind her ear. Her crowning glory is a nuisance … Continue reading
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21st January 2013 – glasses
The left lens droops, hanging on grimly, with only a clumsy blob of sticky tape to keep gravity at bay. Absent-mindedly, she fiddles with the tape, pushing the lens into a straighter position. She stares into space, perhaps dreaming of … Continue reading
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19th January – family
The woman carries a bright red plastic sledge, the ridges on its base white with snow. From behind her skips a little girl, dressed head to toe in pink. She stops dead and turns towards her mother, then falls straight … Continue reading