Monday, 10 February 2020

1852 : The Striped Photographer


A tiny faded photo from who knows where taken in who knows when. However, the girl in the striped dress is a photographer - one of that indomitable breed of record makers that help us see back into history.

Thursday, 6 February 2020

1851 : Faded Glory


On the concrete wall of Owlerton Stadium in Sheffield someone once painted scenes of the wondrous activities that took place inside: greyhounds racing, speedway bikes crunching into sliding corners. They are faded now as are the wonders they depict.