(This post is in response to a suggestion kindly offered by Dirt Princess, who showed pictures of her neighbourhood: http://northmobilegardensociety.blogspot.com/2009/03/journey-or-destination-way-i-see-it.html)
Today I am off to do a spot of shopping. So I leave the house,
and set off up the street:
All of the front gardens are different. Some are modern:
Some more traditional:
At the end of the street there are a vet's, a hairdresser's, a fishing tackle shop, a newsagent, a tiny supermarket, and my destination:
Having made my selection, I walk back down the other side, to see different gardens including this one:
Back home again,
... where my purchase is inspected by the quality control department:
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
During my travels at the week-end I passed through Wellingborough railway station. The detail of the architecture caught my eye.
From Wikipedia I learn that it was built in 1857 (designed by C A Driver). There is apparently a plan to rotate the whole building shortly when that part of the town is rebuilt. Even more uncanny is the detail of an accident in 1898 when a trolley ran onto the track in front of an express train, killing 6 people and injuring 65: a ripple nearly lost in time.