Tag Archives: retail

It’s OK, I Don’t Have a Life

I am that special person who whines my way into your shop seconds before the doors close. ‘I just want a…’ Only when I am inside the list unfolds, ‘Do you have a fixing and the tie flange to go … Continue reading

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Death by Shopping

Drains beneath the pavement carry the sound of feet drumming on skin. The city’s heart is burning. I am a fly caught in a window display. Watching the slave market – dressed up alongside handbags branded. Trapped behind glass I … Continue reading

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Tea Break

There are two hours and twenty minutes before I can go home, I see it stretched out before me like an eighteen lane motorway that has to be licked clean – broken glass swallowed, oil and diesel tasted in the … Continue reading

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