by Sophie Mellor
“We meet our guide under The Big Screen on Armada Way, and wait awhile, wondering if anyone else will join us on this walking tour of the city’s past, present and future. And just as an aside, a pause if you like, in this tale of true fiction – did you know that Plymouth’s strap-line used to be Plymouth – The Spirit of Disco?* This was before it morphed into Positively Plymouth. And then, of course, once the Atlantic was upgraded from a mere sea to an ocean by marketeers in 2013, Plymouth became The Ocean City”
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This text was published by Made in Plymouth as part of the AWG Plymouth Residency. AWG Writers in Residence Lizzie Lloyd & Tom Jeffreys worked with a team of writers in Plymouth to develop new responses to the local art scene.