is a richly illustrated essay exploring the curious tradition of
picking up items dropped by complete strangers in public places, and
placing them - in routine acts of simple anonymous generosity - on
fences, walls or branches to make it more likely that their owners will
If you’ve ever dropped something in
the street and found that someone unknown has taken the trouble to
pick it up and place it safely in view, so that you could recover it,
you may have been struck by the simple thoughtfulness of their action.
is a collection of striking photographs, with a light-hearted essay
exploring this reassuring tradition of uncelebrated, considerate
16 pages, printed in full colour on high quality, FSC-approved sustainably-sourced paper.
Text: Kevin Harris.
Images: Martin Dudley, Kevin Harris and Jan Steyaert.
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