Chosen Texts

Text One

Ann Vickers Southampton Zoo

I remember the smell too. Old fish from sea lion pool. Stagnant water, algae covered concrete, animal dung, sweets. Maybe they used to sell candy floss too. I’m not sure.

Text Two

Maiden Voyage

Workers waiting to begin loading her…The great white ship. Single red painting funnel, Chugging and belching smoke.

Text Three

The Site of Southampton

The Landscape changes…dotted but sparsely with clumps of trees and human habitations, and piercing now and again by railway or roadway cuttings, which reveal deep banks of white gleaming chalk.



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