The second of the cards from my Great Uncle, Fowler Beanland's postcard collection shows a view of Keighley Mechanics Institute, which is quite appropriate, as the Beanland family were rooted in Keighley and they were mechanics of one sort or another for generation after generation. The Mechanics Institute was a fine building that stood at … Continue reading Fowler’s Cards : Keighley Mechanics
The coincidence of the Jubilee Weekend and Brighouse's 1940s Weekend brought a danger of overdosing on nostalgia. There is nothing wrong with such an overdose, now and again. And let all of those nostalgic images of guns, tanks and gas masks remain filed firmly away under the heading of "Things That Were".