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Gather by name,
gather by nature

Gather-Walthamstow-10

I’m currently reading ‘Ordinary People’, written in 2018 by Diana Evans for Poppy Loves Book Club, and fairly early on in the book there was a line, which tripped me up a little:

‘They had looked in the east (the darkness of Walthamstow,
the barren lawns of Chingford…’

… it struck me that there is nothing about Walthamstow that I’d consider dark. On the contrary, I find it is full of life and colour, exciting foodie corners and huge explosions of creativity… so I found it fascinating that this pocket of London could be perceived this way. So I feel even more spurred on to tell you about this very special pop-up in the Stow!

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