Excuse the rather lazy approach of leaning the photos against my laptop and snapping them, I went to Canterbury to buy some books for Michaels Bookshop in Ramsgate, which is where I work.
Working in a shop at the moment and considering the shop closures, and I guess in the last three years Canterbury has lost more conventional retail space selling tangible goods than most towns, with the probable economic decline of a likely bad BREXIT looming. I sketched Debenhams, which lurked in the distance like a huge retail dinosaur,
I know if I were to go inside, there will be nothing for me to sit on and no wifi that I can get to work. They have the clothes my teenage children would like to buy, but I have the money. I vaguely wonder what proportion of men would rather go to the dentist than engage in this type of shopping.
I did go to Waterstones later, mainly to see which art books had had their shrink wrap removed, it's a funny old world browsing an art section in a physical bookshop where there are a lot of books that you can't actually open.
Shopping online and offline can be a surreal experience. This is the link to the books we put out Saturday none of them shrink wrapped so you can't look inside them.