9.8.11

London's burning



 
Ventured down to visit Clapham Junction and help clear up this morning, and to be honest, we weren't prepared for this devastating sight. Broken glass, burnt out buildings, alarms still blaring. It was so.... weird. People were gathered at police lines, armed with brooms, bin bags and gloves. Starbucks and other shops were offering free coffee and water, and there was a strong sense of community ablaze. We wandered up Lavender Hill, staring at the carnage of the fire before police kicked us out. We left in a slight daze. One word for this: disgusting.
Keep your fingers crossed and keep safe x

23 comments:

  1. wow brilliant but sad photos. All this rioting is disgusting. xxx

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  2. these photos are amazing yet so horribly sad :( can't believe this has happened in the one town i loved and wished I'd grown up in!! it's such a shame and I can't believe people are doing it?
    I hope your safe and well! and so are your family.
    I'm meant to be travelling to London Thursday/Friday so I am hoping it all clears by then!
    xxx

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  3. Wow, these pictures really show how bad it is!! Its soo sad that people could actually do this!! None of them are thinking about how this could effect everybody!! But i love how the communities have come together to clear everything up, i wish i could help but i don't live in London!! Hopefully everybody will stay safe and this stupid riot will die down! x

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  4. I don't know whether I should like these pictures of not. They are fantastic but what they document is vile (other than the clean up, so glad there are people like this around) and actually almost made me sob earlier!
    Kudos for you for going to help out

    xxx

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  5. Oh my word!
    I read about it in the new in Switzerland!
    Horrible!

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  6. These pictures are amazing it's just such a shame they show such a bad thing, it's so upsetting and pointless. xx

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  7. How can I see beauty in these photos? You are an artist, and I'd loved to tell you that people like you make HOPE in this -sometimes-terrible world.
    So thank you.
    xxx
    Valentina

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  8. beautiful pictures of such a sad sad event. i cannot believe this is going on, over in london of all places! it just seems unbelievable. how can these youths think what theyre doing is okay?! praying for peace to be restored asap.x



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  9. this is all so crazy! But well done to clapham hopefully my area shall do something similar

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    S xx

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  10. wooooow. I've heard about the rioting and such, but these pictures give it new meaning! hope everyone in london stays safe xx

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  11. These photos really show the devastation everywhere :( its good you're helping out! x

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  12. I saw it on the news and online, i really don't understand how people can be like that. it's really disgusting

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  14. Wow, you captured some amazing pictures! Following xo

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  15. These images are haunting! It's nice to know that the community spirit is still at a high though, everyone working together really is a lovely thought.

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  16. it's horrible!



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    K.
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  17. As i look at these photos i feel so heartbroken. In disasters like these it's also amazing how people naturally bond and help each other in times of trouble.i pray that these riots will end soon. It's just way too tragic even for someone who lives in the other side of the world.

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  18. man, that sux
    and changing the subject yeah thats weird hahah.
    i thought they were the stylewalker pants but i already saw the back and i cant find the ones i posted.
    i wonder who makes them

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  19. these photos you took captured the atmosphere that you described perfectly. glad that the community got together to sort things out, and who can resist free things from Starbucks, eh?

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  20. Man, so sad-- but beautifully captured in these photos. Excellent job!

    †Emily

    http://www.un-deux-trois.net/

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  21. these are amazing photos you can really capture the moment in them x

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Fankss man :)