Tuesday, 23 June 2009


'My building has every convenience,
It's going to make life easy for me,
It's going to be easy to get things done there,
I can relax along with my loved ones.'
Don't Worry about The Government by Talking Heads - 1977

' I love to go to the playground
and watch the kids jumping around.
They don't know I'm firing blanks.'
Emo Phillips

'And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow
every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food;
the tree of life also in the midst of the garden,
and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.'
Genesis: Chapter2, Verse 9

We're standing here,
Exposing ourselves,
We are Showroom Dummies,
We are Showroom dummies.'
Showroom Dummies by Kraftwerk - 1977

'Where there is a virgin piece of ground to work upon,where the canvas is clear,
and where the designer may inscribe upon it
any picture that he pleases,
the opportunity for constructing an up-to-date
and beautiful garden
should be seized with avidity'
F. Hadfield Farthing - 1929

' The quay of the haven of the town [which is] much decayed and broken down,
to the great peril and damage
as well of alien merchants
as of denizens wishing to arrive and rest in that port with their ships
and also of the burgesses dwelling in the town
wanting to pass.'
From a grant of quayage dated 1411

Whitby Woolworth's number on closure list - 196
Members of staff losing jobs - 26
Closure date - 27.12.08
Final closure date for all Woolworth's shops - 05.01.09
Figures from Whitby Gazette

'This Pannet Park
belongs to the people of Whitby
not Scarborough Councillors' Quango Committee.
Who stole our trees? '
Unknown writer - On a sign in Pannet Park

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