Welcome to the Website of Alan Burnett: writer, blogger, collector of old photographs, and devotee of all things pointless and inconsequential.
I have suitcases full of old photographs, acquired from here, there, and endless market stalls: lost and unwanted prints of people long forgotten and places long gone. My escape route … Continue reading Pablo Picasso, The Glass Of Beer And A Cubist Fence
Two of my old photographs of Elland – taken in the 1970s – and a new interpretation which forms my daily desktop calendar image.
Photographs from yesterday – A Frost Over Wortley
It is the day that all cultivators of family trees have been waiting for, the day of the great reveal, the day some of the questions get answered. Yes, it … Continue reading So Enoch Was A Motor Driver’s Mate
From The Halifax Daily Courier And Guardian : 4 January 1922 A watchful eye is being kept by the Ministry of Health on the progress of influenza, which prevails to … Continue reading On This Day – 4 Jan 1922 : Keep Fit And Avoid Infection
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