Walsall Lives 2011
December 23, 2014 § Leave a comment
Although there was no calendar in 2010 due to lack of new material, very early that year I began working on the calendar for the following year. The reason for this was down to a friend of a friend who had a wonderful picture of the market from the 1930s and allowed me to use it on the front cover. The reader may disagree, but in my opinion this is one of those photographs that speaks a thousand words, one can almost smell and hear the atmosphere. In particular I like the dog snuffling around the boxes in the bottom right……and just look at the people…….hundreds of them!
The market of today bears little, if any, resemblance to the picture below and it is understandable why so many people mourn its demise. « Read the rest of this entry »