naming and shaming versus anonymity in graffiti

Last week I came across this angry graffiti, very publicly placed in Muswell Hill:


I can’t remember where I took the next picture, but I am still amused by the juxtaposition of evil and cheese-eating:


Here’s another example of graffiti that points the finger at someone; but this time the identity and gender of the person is left to our imagination. This was taken on a street bench in Hampstead:


Finally, this image from London’s South Bank. I associate the sentiment with the yiddish “kiss mien tuchus” –  a pejorative “kiss my ass” … and so I love the juxtaposition of the regal and very English sounding Edward with this provocation!



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