Five From Brighouse : 2. It’s Clean And Bright And Full Of Life

Brighouse Market (c1966) : 35mm B&W Negative (Alan Burnett) All sorts of things are evocative of a time, but in this particular case it is the Geest banana boxes and the advert for Worthington beers. They are as dated as the view itself. The Worthington jingle went thus: "What about a Worthington? Britain's finest beer; … Continue reading Five From Brighouse : 2. It’s Clean And Bright And Full Of Life

The Confidence Of Post-War Youth

My first thoughts about this studio photograph of an unknown young woman was that it might have been taken during the Great War. There is a confidence about her - the kind of confidence which came from women working in the factories and workshops, a confidence that somehow rose above the dangers of the workplace … Continue reading The Confidence Of Post-War Youth