Friday, 16 January 2009

Happy times

No 9 in an occasional series of extracts from The Postcard Century
December 1943: Margaret to TMW Napier in Buckland Monachorum, Devon: To wish you a very happy Xmas and to say that Richard and Diana's present for you hasn't come yet, but it is coming.
This must be the dreariest of all the wartime views of Piccadilly Circus: what a miserable-looking crowd!

1 comment:

Sal said...

miserable? and then some. look at that guy in the foreground, striding determinedly and grim-facedly forward to hurl himself under the wheels of the oncoming car.