Linked below are the biographical elements of CityLife, the second phase of the project in 2016. They are written by our writers in conversation with the community members. They tell stories of the ever-changing East End of London. Scroll down further for the writers own autobiographical pieces, which they’ve so generously and bravely shared with us.
Hope, for John Roden
Smile, for Pam Moore
The Best of Both Worlds, for Gowhar Shaikh
Coffey of Cork, for Chris Coffey
The Death March, for Ken Hay
The below pieces are the autobiographical elements of CityLife; written by our writers about their own lives. Thank you to all writers for taking part in this project.
Trans: Former, by Samuel Hardy
Songs for Samuel, by Suzanne Wilson
Butterfly Effect, by Nicola Peard
A Miner for a Heart of Gold, by Jack Pascoe
Pothole, by Fran Brown
Jambo, by Stevie Kilgour