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
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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
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