Shadowed places

“Over the course of my life I’ve been to lots of places. Shadowed places where things have gone wrong. Sinister places where things still are. I always hate the sunlit towns, full of newly built developments with double-car garages in shades of pale eggshell, surrounded by green lawns and dotted …

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The Lost Art of Walking

“Walk some night on a suburban street and pass house after house on both sides of the same street each with the lamplight of the living room, shining golden, and inside the little blue square of the television, each living family riveting its attention on probably one show; nobody talking; …

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Suburbia

Suburbia, where the suburbs met Utopia  (Where the suburbs met Utopia) Lost in the high street, where the dogs run Roaming suburban boys Mother’s got a hairdo to be done She says they’re too old for toys Stood by the bus stop with a felt pen In this suburban hell …

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