Leanne at the pie and mash shop. She's obviously been asked to do this before, hardly even noticed me.
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Faces: Women of Roman Road [photoessay]

In celebration of International Women’s Day we’re tipping our hats to the women of Roman Road. Andrew Leo’s documentary photography captures a feel for E2 and E3’s real women. For more from Leo, check out our galleries at Colourful Characters of Roman Road and Life, Laughter and Liquor on Roman Road.

‘Jackie with her arms around her regulars at The Unique Cafe on Roman Road Market.’
‘Linda at Globe Town Market.’
‘Unfortunately Joanne’s Florist is no longer in Globe Town Market Square, it was there for 25 years. This is Terri. She took over from the florist she was working for there.’
‘Karina and her mum, Globe Town Market.’
‘Irene at Globe Town Market.’
‘Globe Town Social Club, we got bought drinks all night in here.’

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Tabitha Stapely

Tabitha Stapely is the founder of Social Streets C.I.C, a not-for-profit media company using journalism to strengthen communities, particularly those in disadvantaged or neglected areas. Prior, Stapely was a writer and editor for national titles including The Telegraph Saturday Magazine, Elle and Red magazines.

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