24 thoughts on “A Historic Corner

      1. A quick trawl says ‘origins obscure’, but someone breaking down place names says ‘ton’ is Saxon for farmstead or settlement. The ‘ing’ usually is ‘of’ a person or family. So clearly it’s the homestead of a chap called ‘Dither’ 🙂 🙂

  1. Sometimes you get your best light on dull days. No burned out patches or black areas where you don’t want them. Actually, I prefer shady days to sunny ones for photography. Not necessarily for fun, but for pictures.

    1. I agree less sunlight can be good. But then there are those days which I call nuclear winter days when there is ‘an absence of light’ even in daylight hours. It’s hard to get a decent photo then, I feel, though it was that kind of day when I took the photo. I think certain substances radiate their own kind of light.

    1. This photo is of a later building on the site, i.e. adjoining the original flax mill. You need to follow the link to see the history of flax mill and the origins of cast iron framed buildings, which of course made sky scrapers feasible.

      1. I will go back and do that in the next couple of weeks. I’ve got a busy week coming up, but I should b back on target by the next week. Thanks for sharing that Tish. I love your work. 🙂

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