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160212-10 : Gladys With Beachball - Scanned Family Photograph My mother, Gladys Burnett: although she may still have been Gladys Beanland when this photograph was taken. She was married in 1936 - which seems just about the r...
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An Exercise In Puppy Socialisation And Comparative Psychogeography
Commercial Street, Brighouse Two things happened yesterday which came together over a period of forty or fifty years (it would make for a better story if it was exactly fifty years but I wallow in impreciseness and enjoy it). In the morning I scanned a stri...
Commercial Street, Brighouse Two things happened yesterday which came together over a period of forty or fifty years (it would make for a better story if it was exactly fifty years but I wallow in impreciseness and enjoy it)...
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1433 : Lasting For Aeons
You can imagine the salesman at the Monumental Mason's. "This will be a lasting memorial, something for the generations yet to come. A fitting memorial that will last for aeons".
You can imagine the salesman at the Monumental Mason's. "This will be a lasting memorial, something for the generations yet to come. A fitting memorial that will last for aeons".
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Sepia Saturday 317 : 13 February 2016
Ah, Saint Valentine's Day - a time of togetherness, love and romance. Just the kind of day to go off for a nice game of golf. Our theme image for Sepia Saturday this week comes from the Flickr Commons Collection of the State Library of Queensland and is sim...
Ah, Saint Valentine's Day - a time of togetherness, love and romance. Just the kind of day to go off for a nice game of golf. Our theme image for Sepia Saturday this week comes from the Flickr Commons Collection of the State ...
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Lost in Some Fine Music And A Far From Common Cold.
I woke up this morning to find myself lost in what the Good Lady Wife has diagnosed as a common cold, but what I am reasonably sure is  accute rhinovirus with sinusitis, bronchitis and gastrointestinal canine distemper (I blame Lucy for the latter). Before ...
I woke up this morning to find myself lost in what the Good Lady Wife has diagnosed as a common cold, but what I am reasonably sure is accute rhinovirus with sinusitis, bronchitis and gastrointestinal canine distemper (I bla...
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1430 : Lucy On The Floor With Carpet
"Newspaper taxis appear on the shore Waiting to take you away Climb in the back with your head in the clouds And you're gone"
"Newspaper taxis appear on the shore Waiting to take you away Climb in the back with your head in the clouds And you're gone"
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1434 : Sensuous Balconies
Some rather sensuous balconies. Puerto Banus. September 2008
Some rather sensuous balconies. Puerto Banus. September 2008
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160211-19 : Unknown Child With Fat Cheeks - Scanned Third Party Photograph Unknown child sat on a tree trunk. A healthy fat face dating from the time when all things fat in children were seen as being healthy. These days his...
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Outshot By A Dog, A Lump Od Metal, And My DDIL
North Bay, Scarborough by Alan's iPhone and Google Assistant What with the weather, my man-flu, and the dreaded Lucydog, I don't seem to have been able to get out and take photographs recently. It is weeks since I have added any new photographs to my collec...
North Bay, Scarborough by Alan's iPhone and Google Assistant What with the weather, my man-flu, and the dreaded Lucydog, I don't seem to have been able to get out and take photographs recently. It is weeks since I have added...
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1432 : Awaiting A Comment in 2086
I love old photos and what I love about them is their inconsequential elements. They may be photographs of Auntie Winnie or Pesco the Dog and Bridlington Harbour - but with the benefit of sixty or seventy years of hindsight, what is fascinating is Auntie Wi...
I love old photos and what I love about them is their inconsequential elements. They may be photographs of Auntie Winnie or Pesco the Dog and Bridlington Harbour - but with the benefit of sixty or seventy years of hindsight, ...
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1431 : A Miserable Inhabitant Of A West Yorkshire Town Goes For A Pint At The Richard Oastler
"Let truth speak out, appalling as the statement may appear. The fact is true. Thousands of our fellow-creatures and fellow-subjects, both male and female, the miserable inhabitants of a Yorkshire town are this very moment existing in a state of slavery.......
"Let truth speak out, appalling as the statement may appear. The fact is true. Thousands of our fellow-creatures and fellow-subjects, both male and female, the miserable inhabitants of a Yorkshire town are this very moment ex...
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A scanned strip of six monochrome negatives which dates back to the early 1970s. That is Isobel in the kitchen of her old house and most of the other shots on the strip are mill properties in or around Elland. The exception i...
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One time lecturer, writer on European Affairs and bus conductor, Alan Burnett now divides his time between walking the dog and a little harmless blogging. His News From Nowhere Blog has been running since 2006 and acts as a showcase for his ranting and writing and his photographs old and new.
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