Tom Lewitt
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( Leicester-It's grim up the middle!)

It's grim in the Middle.this is the area of Leicester where my dad grew up - now largely swamped by the LRI expansion & DMU. A world of back-street boozers, bookies' runners & bare- knuckle fights.

( from ' New Parks sketchbook' ,,, The natural beauty of New Parks has inspired artists & poets over the centuries...'O Brave New Parks, That has such people in it!' as one midlander once said. Nearly.)

( from ' New Parks sketchbook' ,,, The natural beauty of New Parks has inspired artists poets over the centuries.'O Brave New Parks, That has such people in it!' as one midlander once said. Nearly.

( It was a long bloody winter...snow in Newfoundpool)

Mick Savage - Snow in Newfoundpool

Bowstring Bridge. We miss you mate. (I was sorry when they got rid of this bridge, but I have to say it's really opened up the area visually...& let's face it - change is what keeps cities alive!)

We miss you mate. (I was sorry when they got rid of this bridge, but I have to say it's really opened up the area visually.& let's face it - change is what keeps cities alive!

Pump & Tap pub, Braunstone Gate, Leicester. Sadly now demolished :-( -(used to be the West End...remember a great New Year's Eve there back in the 70s)

Sadly now demolished :-( -(used to be the West End.remember a great New Year's Eve there back in the

British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914

WWI British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914 This isn't world war 2 but it's a great picture regardless.

Pripyat - Entire city dropped everything and left when Chernobyl reactor melted down.

The Chernobyl disaster was a well-known nuclear accident of catastrophic proportions that occurred on 26 April at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in

Observers view atmospheric testing during operation Hardtack I -- a thermonuclear detonation during the Pacific tests in 1958.

Observers view atmospheric testing during operation Hardtack I -- a thermonuclear detonation during the Pacific tests in (National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office)

These abandoned cars (in Châtillon, Belgium) once belonged to American service men. After the war, they were responsible for shipping their vehicles back. Many of them could not afford to do this, so the cars were brought to a clearing in the forest, parked and left there.

Art Chatillon Car Graveyard from WWII in Belgium - cars were left by soldiers because they were too expensive to bring home. Looks like a post-apocalyptic highway. peace-for-our-time-all-things-wwii