Signature Signs

More meanderings around back streets and I happened upon this distinctive mark clearly indicating the identity of where I was. A characteristic sign reflected in the windows of yet another closed shop.

Status Curlers

Well Blackpool is always full of surprises and great photo ops and yesterday was no different than any other Saturday…pink bikes, wall art, old signs, Stags & Hens everywhere and then I saw these two lovely ladies dressed up made up and curled up too! The Scouse ‘Fashion Statement’ of going out with your hairContinue reading “Status Curlers”

Abandoned Pink

The chances of finding a pink plastic tricycle left abandoned in front of a pink wall are remote but find one I did on the backstreets of the backside of Blackpool. Once again the town surprises me with it’s treasures or maybe it’s just me that sees art in the everyday.    

Quarter past 8

Another shop in town has closed and passing there today I noticed all the chairs had been stacked and placed in the empty window space, of course this caused me to stop and ponder…the light , position of chairs, dirty window.. then I saw it..the wall clock was balanced on the chairs and had stoppedContinue reading “Quarter past 8”

©40SecondsStreet

A short clip taken from my ©’40SecondsStreet’ project, 40 seconds of 40 streets documenting the sites & sounds of Blackpool. ©’Moving Pictures’ inspired by the great Federico Fellini -La Strada-. View this post on Instagram Short clip from the '40SecondsStreet' project, 40 seconds of 40 streets documenting the sites & sounds of Blackpool. Moving PicturesContinue reading “©40SecondsStreet”

Mustard

Took grandson to Ramp City in Blackpool this afternoon so he could let off steam and  frighten me to death while he ‘dropped in’ telling me he was going to ‘boost’ the bowl! But I soon lost interest in his death defying feats when I noticed this fabulous mustard yellow color on walls and woodworkContinue reading “Mustard”

Hidden Treasures

I have been neglecting my blog for a while now..family, projects (2) new Independent Creatives group ..all sorts of everything leaving me little time to get out with camera. However I did get out for a day last week to shoot more unsuspecting public and strangers on the street for my Documenting Blackpool project. OnContinue reading “Hidden Treasures”

The Telephone Exchange

Love this dated vintage window design of the Blackpool Telephone Exchange on Edward St.I remember when I first saw them…well noticed them really, early 70s I think…I was convinced the decoration was made up of small wooden blocks and had to go and run my hands over them to realise that they are actually madeContinue reading “The Telephone Exchange”

7,8,9,10,11,12 & 13

Have passed these arches above the Star Attraction Amusement Arcade so many times that I sometimes forget they are there but last week once again out wandering and wondering I went down Bonny St to get some images of the closed market and noticed an old iron staircase leading to the roofs over the amusementContinue reading “7,8,9,10,11,12 & 13”

Lower prom steps

A simple elegant design that I really love, no place better to sit in the summer with a bag of salty chips than on these steps. Maybe because they remind me of a Roman amphitheater… a place for viewing or maybe just because I can always manage to get another shot of another unsuspecting memberContinue reading “Lower prom steps”