Turning a piece of fiction made real back into fiction

By Jim Bestall

I found kids playing in this shoe-house whilst walking through the park

“There was an old woman who lived in a shoe.
She had so many children, she didn’t know what to do;
She gave them some broth without any bread;
Then whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.”

Original photograph was taken in Kamla Nehru Park, opposite Hanging Garden, Marine drive, Mumbai.  Then worked on in photoshop while the city is on lockdown following the death of Balasaheb Thackeray.