December 13, 2007

"The Spectre Of Roaming, Near-Feral Children"


Colin Ward? Graham Greene? Adventure playgrounds? creeped out West Village parents? There are like five things I want to link to in it, so instead, I'll just say click over right now to Things Magazine's thoughtful essaypost about how different our notions of carefree childhood are today.

I swear, it's not just an excuse to post this picture of a toddler walking down a British street with a box on his head.

image: from Colin Ward's The Child In The City, 1977, via Things Magazine]

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