Barking Central

She looks at me, this is not what she had expected, she sniffs at the food and only slowly starts to eat, swallows each mouthful with demonstrative gloom…

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects' Barking Central, Barking, Barking & Dagenham, IG11

…and then turns to look at me again, a long look, with those eyes, sighs and goes on…

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects' Barking Central, Barking, Barking & Dagenham, IG11

…as if she were emptying the poisoned chalice. Spoiled dog.

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects' Barking Central, Axe Street, Barking, Barking & Dagenham, IG11

From Per Petterson’s Out Stealing Horses (2003)

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