Friday, March 04, 2011

A day out - A day off ....

So where do you go for a day out - Preston?  Maybe not, but for us it was just right - a chance to find out about a soon to open nature reserve at Brockholes, a bit of family past, a bit of shopping, a nice lunch and a walk around the Harris Gallery and Museum.  I was fortunate in that they had a touring exhibition showing the work of Shirley Craven and Hull Traders:
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The thing that struck me most was the amount of decorative ironwork around the City.  There is a sense of Victorian civic pride that continues today:

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1 comment:

Margaret Cooter said...

Lots of design possibilities there.... and those post-war fabrics really ARE revolutionary!