Smelling notes by Josh Mcmahon
Not Fish and Chips but the vinegar and salt -in a specific combination and intensity that I’ve only ever experienced on the New Brighton seafront.
As a child, I used to be terrified of a man I called Fin Nose. He owned a shop that smelt like this. I thought I’d outgrown this fear, but this sensory regression has taught me otherwise. I’m stood back in his Chippy.
Title: Convenience Store Woman
Author: Sayaka murata
Category: Memoir / Biography / Monograph Publisher: Granta