Ann sent me these goodies to cheer me up. They worked!
One of the ghostsigns I photographed which made it to the History of Advertising Trust’s archive has been painted over.
The good news is the new owners recognised the value of this form of advertising.
Thank you to the Evening Gazette’s Remember When Blog. The bungalow was at the junction of Billingham Road and South Road, roughly where the telephone exchange is now.
Ann blogged today a picture I took of her which she likes. I thought I’d share two more taken in July of last year which capture a little of the fun we used to have there.
… are now on her blog…
Also including the previous dog walking pictures.
Live in the Red Lion, Norton. Now!
Update… a valiant effort tonight from DVD’s lead guitarist Vaughan. Technical problems forced him to play guitar through the PA amp for almost all of the first set. Fortunately someone had a spare head amp in their back pocket (or something like that!) for the second half…
Ann, George, Trev and myself…
Just a few snaps from my friends’ wedding yesterday…
New Year’s Eve 1977 at The Rainbow. It doesn’t get much better than this!
Thank you to BoingBoing’s Mark Frauendfelder.
Thanks to How To Be A Retronaut.
Don’t Make A Fool Out Of Me due out in October
This self portrait is thought to be the first portrait photograph of a human…
Robert Cornelius took it outside of his family’s Philadelphia store in October or November 1839.