Old friend of the blog Ian Broad has been in touch again to continue his series of hundred years apart photos – this is the eighth set – he’s creating as part of his lockdown exercise bike rides.
This set are from a place to the west of here most readers will know well – where do you recognise? I think these are easy this week!
The first three images be seen in this post here, the second set can be seen here and the third wonderful set can be seen here. A couple of weeks ago, the fourth set also caused a lot of debate on social media and the fifth set covered some great pubs. The sixth set last weekend was a good talking point, too. Ian’s seventh set here of notable junctions was a hit too.
These brilliant images have caused quite the stir – a wonderfully popular project from a great blog contributor.
Ian has previously supplied lots of material for the blog. including an eternally popular 1982 Shire Oak School leaver group photo outside the Royal Oak pub in Shire Oak and lots about the history of Ian’s family shop Tom’s Cabin, a fixture of Brownhills for many years throughout the 1980s.
As usual, I shan’t identify locations, I’ll let readers work them out…
Thanks to Ian for another great post and very thought provoking set of images, and if you have any views on this wonderful work, please do comment here or mail me – BrownhillsBob at Googlemail dot com. Thanks.