Friday, May 02, 2008
Seaside Postcards 80 & 81: The TV Age
Another day, another crisis. The London Array wind farm has come under threat as a key partner seeks to sell its stake - with implications for all those promised jobs here... At least the sun is shining this morning, and of course it's always shining in seaside postcards. These two are from the 1960s, and if you squint a little you can see a thriving beach scene at Marina Parade with tables and chairs outside a cafe - now long gone inevitably, leaving that stretch of beach very lacking in catering and toilet facilities. Pity.
Still, look on the bright side, once the council have sold off those assets they claim not to know what to do with, we'll look back on 2008 as the glory days. Now that's a scary thought...