uniform: an essay


by russell smith

return to ginger


special thanks to: Simon Robb, Dave Sag, Teri Hoskin, Heather Kerr

and also to: Anne Chapman-Smith, Richard Keeves, Paul Lobban, Felicity Withers, Sue & Corrie Hosking, Cally Geurin, Roger Bannister, Monte Goulding, Mark & Heather Caldicott, Caroline Mills, Phil & Anna Butterss, and especially to Sarah Goulding



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