The great garage clear-out brought to light a crumbling old copy of the Halifax Courier and Guardian dated the 4th February 1922. The big news of the day was the delivery of a new motor hearse to an Halifax undertaker
The first of a series of completely unrelated images that seem to illustrate my life at the moment. This one is dedicated to my son, his wife and all their hardworking colleagues.
Huddersfield Market Hall From Queensgate I must have walked passed the market hall numerous times without noticing it. When I did, I probably dismissed it as a concrete monstrosity. Yesterday, however, I saw it in a different light; grand, majestic even.
I was watching an old episode of Time Team the other day and they were going on about how the ancients used to try and build temples and the like on top of hills. The chapel-buildings of West Yorkshire were the same : show them a half-decent hill […]
High Street, Dundee
A picture postcard from 60 years ago, back in the days before pedestrian precincts had been thought of. The names are the names of all high streets of the time – Burtons, Samuels, Woolworth
This was another discovery whilst “tidying-up”. I have no idea where this came from. If Mr Kinnear would like it back, he’s welcome to it, but I fear it is a little out of date.