I contacted Corrine on the number her dad gave me and we text-arranged a day and time to meet, and she invited me to visit her at her home! The exclamation mark on that last sentence is put because this is the first time since starting  Pockets of […], that I’ve been invited to somebody’s private abode. Am I giving off trustworthy vibes in my middle age text demeanour? Maybe Coventry is just an usually open and trusting city.
Apart from her time studying textiles and fine art at university, Corrine has lived in Coventry all her life and works as a secondary school teacher there teaching art to year sevens. She told me about a recent project in which her students constructed commemorative Remembrance Day yellow/golden poppies out of plastic bottles.
For the assemblage, Corrine gave a ticket for a match between Coventry City FC and Stevenage on 20 April 2018. Google reveals that Coventry’s Sky Blues beat Stevenage 3-1 on the day!
Corrine then sent me to see her good friend and work colleague Lucy at wherever it is Lucy agrees to meet me.
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