Art Direction: Once Was England (Photo: David Crookes)
domino-thumper. A pianist: slang c.1880; ob
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895)
Blacksmiths at work (British Travel Association c.1950’s)
“Take five. Grey squirrel nibbling acorn up oak tree..”
Kindly bought to my attention by my good friend Mr. Iggy, ‘National Trust: The Album- Time to Think’ is one of the more unusual audio releases of 2011. Masterminded by the national treasure that is Jarvis Cocker, the album is a compilation of English soundscapes- from bird songs to billiards.
“Sing along with the common people..”- er, not quite..
Speakers’ Corner, London (Photo: A. Gilston 1965)
1955 Royal Enfield ‘Super Meteor’