MARCH in 2019 MYLONDON calendar BRICK LANE OCTO-BRAIN, WHITECHAPEL
NOTE to journalists: HER NAME IS JUST "Mc Ginlay"
Photographer Mc Ginlay says that street is tucked away behind Brick Lane. She says the monsters and aliens in it are vivid and colourful: “it’s a little bit psychedelic!” She saw it a couple of days before I got the camera and thought “Right! When I get the camera I need to get a shot of this!”
She is a member of Crisis and Cardboard Citizens. “Crisis has been fantastic,” adding that they diagnosed her dyslexia which wasn’t detected in school, foster care and homeless hostels.
Mc Ginlay is a member of Cardboard Citizens and a volunteer journalist for the Pavement magazine, writing articles and poetry and doing illustrations for them. “I’ve come a long way since the days of being homeless. While I was doing this photo I came a cross a few homeless people. Part of me was thinking “how many people would have used this bridge as shelter?” [151 words]