For the first time in a couple of years, since I joined Pbase in fact, I didn't take any photographs yesterday.
It was a combination of things: we have new print deadlines so we now work until
7 o'clock on Monday evenings but on the plus side we finish at 2pm on Tuesday
afternoons; it rained when I got home from work, and I have tons of photographs
to process and upload.
So I decided I'd scan this old photograph and clean it up a bit instead. It's a picture
of my mother when, I guess, she was aged three or four, with her cousin, who was
visiting from Liverpool. He was a talented artist and did illustrations for newspapers.
He was killed when the boat he was travelling sank during the Second
World War. My mum passed away at the relatively young age of 63, just as I was