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Pylons, Sunset and The Copse

Today we drove home and once again on this journey from London to Cornwall through the English countryside, I was struck by the electricity pylons “striding” across the fields and reminded of this poem by Stanley Snaith in 1933 when these things were new in the landscape. 193 more words

Beauty

The "Coathanger"

In Sydney there are different bridges connecting sides of the city to another, but we never think about the story behind these giant contructions.

Because it is an engineering project, the concept behind the structure is more basic, inspirations token from other projects, but the work behind the construction of these floating roadways must be aknowledge. 943 more words

Design

prisoners

the sun struggles to surmount
the ridge across the valley
where pylons quick step
in double lined formations
bringing their electricity
to help power the morning… 17 more words

Poetry

Experimental - Pylonitis

Love nature but seem to have an ‘itis’ for pylons!

Experimental– Playing around with art editing.

Photography

K'lee and Dale's Cosmic Photo Challenge.

A new week brings a new batch of pictures in K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge, this week with a prompt chosen by me; Man made meets Mother Nature. 194 more words

Blog

The Forgotten ‘Pylon Poet’: Stanley Snaith’s Vision of Modernity

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle celebrates a neglected voice in modern poetry

The ‘Pylon Poets’ was the name given to a group of British poets writing in the 1930s, poets whose work deals with technological modernity. 735 more words

Literature