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The Shoe Tree

The Shoe Tree

A number of images used across two separate issues of Novel Magazine, a literature magazine published bi-monthly in Newcastle.
The first image is about the 'Shoe Tree' a tree located in a suburb in Newcastle which is completely covered in shoes.
The second is about 'Kippers' (Kids in their parents pockets), the current trend in young people to just stay at home because of the ongoing recession and be taken care of by their parents.
The final image involves tweeting, and the article itself discussed the more interesting characters on twitter such as one person who poses as capitalism and another who only quotes Chinese proverbs. The character in the middle of the image is the typical tweeter complaining about the mundane elements of day to day life, whilst the other two offer a contrast and a way of using the online medium inventively.