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Day: May 23, 2023
Decline And Fall
The Decline And Fall Of A Flower or The Decline And Fall Of An Elderly Photographer
Power To The People
This is Elland about 50 years ago. I was taking photos at a wedding at St Mary's, and I climbed up in the flats opposite to get some shots of the wedding party as they came out of the church. It was the view down the Calder Valley to the Power Station that caught my … Continue reading Power To The People
The Chess Game
A Perfect Day: Blue skies, good company and a couple of games of chess.
31 July 1929 / 21 May 2023
Wednesday 31 July 1929. Lancashire mill workers continue their strike. Aristide Briand becomes Premier of France. The World Scout Jamboree opens in Birkenhead. Stock markets throughout the world continue to rise, although economists predict the surge in stock prices is unsustainable. Ivy Burnett enjoys a holiday in Douglas, Isle of Man.