The Tuesday Inspiration: Forgotten and unloved

by Helen Hooker June. 07, 2011 4729 views

Thanks to the recession there have been quite a few pubs in our area which would fit this week's TI very well recently. A couple of them have now reopened but sadly this one, in the next village to ours, hasn't been so lucky and is still laying dormant a couple of years after it closed. It's such a shame. It stands beside a roundabout on a busy road so you would think there was enough passing trade to sustain it. However, there are two more pubs thriving in the centre of the village so I guess perhaps three is just one too many.

Thanks to Lynn (Snowpie [photoblog.com]) for setting today??s theme. The other interpretations of this week??s theme can be found here [photoblog.com].

The ??Tuesday Inspiration? began in 2009 when Stefan [photoblog.com] and I started setting each other a photographic challenge on a? Tuesday. Very soon afterwards, we decided to open this up to other PB members, followed by the idea that we should not reveal what the subject is, so that other members could compare how different members view a single theme. The Tuesday Inspiration is not a contest or a challenge, but a group of people all agreeing to post their interpretation of a single theme on Tuesdays. Each week, one of the contributors sets the theme. There are now over 40 members contributing to the TI. We have only two ??rules?: don??t include the subject in the TI title or tags and please comply with standard PB guidelines on courtesy, etc. If you would like to take part, please send me a message via this blog.

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Tom 6 years, 3 months ago

Wonderful capture well done

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Eiram Marie 6 years, 3 months ago

I don´t know why, but Jarvo´s comment made me smile:) what a happy country when this means "terrible"

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
David Cardona 6 years, 3 months ago

Great balance and nice composition!

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Sewerranger 6 years, 3 months ago

Great for the theme. Good job.

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Pete 6 years, 3 months ago

great retention of detail in the white

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Beth 6 years, 3 months ago

wonderful shot and perfect for this week's theme Helen. that is sad it has not reopened

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Jarvo Laysell 6 years, 3 months ago

It is a terrible thing that pubs are shutting.

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Marsha 6 years, 3 months ago

Sad....maybe some day it will be revived! Great B/W image!

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Sara G 6 years, 3 months ago

Left behind?

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Sara G 6 years, 3 months ago

Great shot..guess it's a time for some things to close, sad though.

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Lynda 6 years, 3 months ago

nice shot for the theme

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Paolo Martini 6 years, 3 months ago

...like it
love the composition
;o)

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Josy 6 years, 3 months ago

Forgotten and unloved, certainly, but a beautiful monochrome all the same !! :)

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Olga Helys 6 years, 3 months ago

Nice composition
Peaceful

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