Monday, 9 May 2016

Chainsaw Sculptures

Walking round Morecambe Cemetery, I noticed two very striking chainsaw sculptures. They are said to be representations of a fisherman and a fisher women. They were crafted from the stumps of two dead Elm trees by chainsaw sculptor Tim Burgess. They are said to reflect something of the history and heritage of the area. More on the subject HERE

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Take a Cold Bath!

I was looking for Victorian churches in and around the University of Central Lancashire when I saw this sign. I know some students have a reputation for you know what and might be in need of this, but this sign pre-dates the University by many years:

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Forgive me Father!

Next door to Preston's impressive Minster Church is one of those trendy modern pubs. It's called The Blind Pig. It had one redeeming feature - a humorous sign in the street.

Making a Comeback!

After being seduced by Facebook, I took a long break from this blog but I have decided to return. Here is a photograph of a company sign I saw in a side street off Fishergate in Preston, Lancashire. It is beautifully done and in remarkable condition.