Alternatively, it could be interpreted as positive reference to good race relations, the woman going about her everyday business and getting her shopping in Tesco like millions of other Britons, . In the end, I opted for caution and decided on the title 'Oblivious' because the woman seems totally unaware of the graffiti. The judges gave it 13 out of 15.
The same week, I entered the same image into an internal club competition but this time gave it the title 'Is''. The judge gave it a maximum of ten on the correct assumption that there was no particular political message intended. Now to the point. Should we be concerned with so-called political correctness in carrying out our normal everyday activity, avoid controversy and the potential for causing offence? Or, should we do what comes naturally and not concern ourselves with the need to look over our shoulders and the perception (drawn rightly or wrongly) of others.”