31st August 2011 Collars and Categories

Blue col­lar: maker White col­lar: man­ager Pink col­lar: data proces­sor Green col­lar: recy­cler Open col­lar: home­worker Scar­let col­lar: sex worker Gold col­lar: consultant

25th August 2011 Tescos at Night

Tues­day night in North Lon­don. The pub is already shut despite 24-hour drink­ing. We head to a Tescos Extra store, bright lights and bus­tle what­ever the hour. Late evening shop­ping has peaked but the place is still busy. It’s work­ers rather than shop­pers that pre­dom­i­nate now. In the first isle, music is blar­ing, help­ing to…

15th August 2011 Running At Work

When I can, I work at home on Thurs­days. From my desk in a down­stairs room, I look onto the street. This view has fuelled my long held obses­sion with time and speed at work, and in par­tic­u­lar with peo­ple whose jobs require them to run in order to fin­ish their work to time. Thurs­day is…