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.


Halifax Town Hall

  This is an old picture postcard of Halifax Town Hall from my collection. It is the detail that is fascinating: Salmon & Glucksters tob...