city streets

I can remember a time when I first saw a mobile phone and decided that they'd never catch on, after i made that prediction I threw away my crystal ball. One man has come to a complete stop and doesn't know what to do next as his battery has gone flat on him

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Comment by Kathy Orrell on August 9, 2017 at 4:35pm

Love this Paul. My memories of the old days phones was the red box up the street, press Button A  to speak and Button B to get your pennies back if no one answered, !!

Comment by Paul Dodd on August 9, 2017 at 6:38pm
thanks Kathy. they always had that Smokey smell like you were talking into a ashtray. how did we run our life's without a mobile phone. I couldn't do this post because I smashed the screen on my tablet
Comment by Mary Page on August 9, 2017 at 7:01pm

Good one!

Comment by Harry13 on August 10, 2017 at 6:44am

I remember a cigarette advert that went " Your never alone with a Strand" Now it's " Your never alone with an I-phone" How sad. Nice painting Paul. H

Comment by Paul Dodd on August 10, 2017 at 11:40am
thank you capstan full strength were the cigerettes that I smoked, none those wimpy light cigerettes for me. that was until I got up choking for breath in the morning..oh well perhaps they weren't as good for you that the adverts said they were
Comment by Suz Darran on August 10, 2017 at 2:22pm

Another good one

Comment by Paul Dodd on August 11, 2017 at 6:26pm

Thank suz .

only the other day i was trying to explain about older phones to my grandson how they were connected to walls with the hand set connected with a coiled wire  and you had a round dial with holes  that you turned with a fingerto put the number  in.  He then asked how we took calls in the street and could we take photo's ....i gave up as i'd then have to explain how film cameras worked 

Comment by John Andreou on August 12, 2017 at 2:27pm

Good work Paul

Comment by Paul Dodd on August 15, 2017 at 3:36pm

Thanks john.. I lost count of how many people I've nearly run down when they've stept in the road in front of me with both earphones pluged in listerning to music  and texting at the same time  . A nice long blast on the hooter normally wakes them up

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