Fag-butts in Moorgate

September 13, 2014

A nod to The Clash’s ‘Sten guns in Knightsbridge’. This short post is more of a link to an old post on social cleansing and working class memory in London, which I’ve just revised: here.

Keats' birthplace in Moorgate (pinched from here).

Keats’ birthplace in Moorgate (picture pinched from here).

Affronted by the sterile cleanliness of the charter’d streets around Moorgate and the hustle and bustle of ‘men-in-suits’, someone I know and love took to flicking fag-butts to the ground as a gesture against this well-presented image, the shiny decor of misery.

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