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Yarn-Bombing

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A “mystery knitter” has taken to the streets in Edinburgh, protesting the city’s tram system.

The form of protest is being called “yarn-bombing,” which involves crafty individuals knitting signs of protest, rather than the traditional picket signs or graffiti. Not all yarn-bombing is done in protest, however, some people add their knittings to benches and other public areas to spruce up the local scenery.

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The Rumpus Interview with Alasdair Gray

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Writer and artist Alasdair Gray is his own best nightmare. It took the modern Scottish bard twenty-five years to finish Lanark: A Life in Four Books (1981), his fat, strangely inspirational novel of urbanism gone awry.

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