I'm not from here 

In the summer of 2009 I moved to London to be with my partner. I was excited to be moving

to a new city but after several months, the excitement soon wore off with an unending sense

of loneliness quickly replacing it.

It was difficult moving from a place where I always had a close circle of family and friends

to a city where I knew one person. Even after three years, I’m still not sure if I even like the

city. I still get lost and get sudden urges just to leave the city and to never return.

I took these photographs while walking through London trying to help create a familiarity

with the city but all they serve to do is remind me that I’m not from here. 

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