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Lane wars

May 19, 2013

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Diamonte-shaped sunburn, lambrini in the park, scantily clad ladies tanning on roundabouts – it can only mean one thing. Spring hath sprung in London Town. The ice sheet of winter has finally cracked, dousing us in sunshine and dressing our trees in glorious, lustrous greenery that smells better than a Lenor advert. We didn’t think […]

The writing’s on the wall

February 27, 2013

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“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they’re having a piss.” – Banksy, 2001 Location – In and around East London All images copyright Claire Shropshall

Britain you’re an idiot, but I still love you

January 23, 2013

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#Snowmageddon is here. After five days of ice and sludge we’re no longer talking about The Big Freeze, The Cold Snap or That Fucking White Stuff. That’s just so 2010. This year our annual snow flurry has become a catastrophic destructive force of biblical proportions, or so the internet would have us believe. It’s the […]

Death: A Self Portrait

December 31, 2012

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What better time to visit an exhibition exploring mortality than in the midst of an impending apocalypse? Dramatic interpretation of the end of the Mayan calendar meant that death was very much in the public consciousness on December 21, and as usual we were being nothing short of hysterical about it. So I wandered down […]