Reading Charlotte Mew

Look! Magic in a bottle has arrived in West Norwood!

The writing is on the wall at Norwood Bus Garage, Knight's Hill, London SE27 0HN (at the corner of Knight's Hill and Rothschild Street). Read the background story online at

'Not wholly in the busy world, nor quite / Beyond it, blooms the garden that I love'.

From 'The Gardener's Daughter' by Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Photograph taken by Michael Newington Gray.
From left to right: Anthony Campling, technical adviser; Robert Dawson, designer (; Gordon Elliott, deputy operations manager; Wayne Trevor, of Norwood Bzz Garage; and Janet and John Haney, of PoetrySlabs.

With thanks to Peter Williams ( and Pete Owen for our signature photograph.