MEMOIR

The View From Here

A fringe-dweller’s story about making a contribution to society

Margaret Dean
Ellemeno
Published in
7 min readFeb 20, 2024

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Self-portrait with spoiled fruits. Photography by author.

“You should ask the manager for a job on the checkouts. You’ve done your time collecting trolleys, now go and ask for a job inside. That’s what everyone else has done…”

Alan is always forthcoming with the advice — everything from proper hydration to personal…

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Margaret Dean
Ellemeno

Neurodivergent, semi-reclusive oddbod. Sometime biker, sometime photographer, oftentime just very confused. Still waiting for clarity in my late middle age.