I won't rehearse the rude things Orwell, Priestley and others have said about Stoke-on-Trent. Instead, I'll show you the photographs I took there. These are of the town of Stoke itself, after which the wider conurbation of six towns is named. Stoke consists of three main streets - all these shots are from those thoroughfares. I'll post my favourites in three blog posts. Click on them to enlarge, or go here for the full set.