Monday, March 14, 2016

In Praise Of Television Aerials

Like totems from a bygone age, forgotten now but once so common they were unseen. Even when the fabric of the houses were well into demolition, these totems remain: black steel and wire spiders against a grey sky


  1. And separate aerials for different channels. Aerial affluence and analogue aspirations!

  2. Once in a while, I'll see a random antenna left on an old house, and it makes me smile.

  3. Reminders of growing affluence during my childhood.

  4. They were/are ugly things. It saddens me to see demolition going on even though I know it is necessary in some cases but that was someones home once.


Annie Burnett And The Dead Fox Marker

This is a photograph of my Auntie Annie - Annie Elizabeth Burnett who, in October 1933, became Annie Moore. My guess is that this particular...