In the corner shop…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell, which covers the whole city, is that of manure. They spread it on the land in the East Riding and the winds bring it across for us. (East Riding)

DW715Here’s another picture from my days of old-style, black and white, film and darkroom photography. This one is probably from the 1980s. It was taken in Terry’s corner shop on the street where I used to live; that’s Terry on the right, that’s his brother Ron on the left; very nice chaps Terry and Ron.
What an impressively large bacon slicer they had, it’s rather hogging the space in the picture, but that’s bacon slicers for you, arrogant beasts that they are… Gosh, look at the price of the sandwiches – a nice ham one for only 34 pence!…

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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4 Responses to In the corner shop…

  1. julie harms says:

    I think the man on the right looks like Bill Murray.

  2. Full Of Daisies says:

    Love it.

  3. Michael says:

    This is wonderful. There were still so many of these street corner shops back then, like the one at the end of Ryde Street when I lived there. You live long enough, and the everyday becomes social history.

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