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Following on from the Peter Saville sticker included with our current issue, Jessica Love spotted this alternate version on Cleveland Street, just off Gt Portland Street in London. Not quite as elegant as the Meard St sign but we like the over-excited use of exclamation marks.
A thoughtful assistant at WH Smith sent John Dowling’s copy of this month’s issue with a covering note. Unfortunately, the last line appears to send a rather different message…
After receiving some complaints about the issue, WH Smith took it off the shelves. It should now be back up, but with stickers over the offending phrase. If you would like an uncensored copy, please go to Borders or an independent retailer. Or you can buy a copy direct from us by calling +44 (0)207 292 3703. email@example.com
Grey London has created this new poster campaign for Women’s Aid to highlight the prevalence of domestic violence against women. Featuring typically stark photographs by Rankin, the campaign aims to tackle the issue of the silence that surrounds domestic abuse by featuring famous female celebrities with all-too-realistic bruises and cuts and asking the question “What does it take to get people talking about domestic abuse?”