The Gentle Author.

Sunday September 8, 2013

Allow me to introduce to you spitalfieldslife.com, home of the highly esteemed Gentle Author. He (or she) writes prolifically and eloquently about life in Spitalfields, East London.

On the 26th August 2009, The Gentle Author shared an impressive promise with the world. She (or he) plans to write ten thousand stories about Spitalfields life. 'At a rate of one a day, this will take approximately twenty-seven years and four months.' Thus taking us 2037.

The Gentle Author wrote the 4th Annual Report on the 26th August of this year and I can tell you that his (or her) remarkable promise is looking propitious. A panoply of tales, histories and stories seem set to be discovered and elegantly revealed for a long time to come.

You know, we can all aspire to live like The Gentle Author each day. Even if just a little bit.

Who doesn't like hearing or telling a good story? Storytelling is as intrinsic to human nature as it is to enjoy a good meal.

Everyday, our paths wend and weave with folk who have a story to tell. Their story. For example, I enjoyed a wee blether with our local street sweeper, Graham, the other day. His story left me gob-smacked. So much so, I've retold his history in subsequent conversations I've had with friends.

This is the stuff that makes the world go round in a happier spin.

Hint: You may have to ask a question or two to prime a person's tongue. Then? Listen, enjoy.

Whose intriguing story will you uncover today?

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