Look the Other Way

By woolybill1
Even the Marquess of Londonderry turns his back.
Durham market place at the beginning of November.

Thanks to everyone for the fantastic response to yesterday's Belsay Castle Mishap. I am really encouraged by all your support.
Thanks for looking.




Tags: Street photography People Black and white Townscape Mobile phone capture Mobile Monday

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Comments


kaybee 18 8.2k 27 Scotland
6 Dec 2021 7:30AM
About the only time you see any voluntary social distancing.
So sad.
bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
6 Dec 2021 8:01AM
a very sad street photography !

Very well seen and captured
an excellent piece of photo journalism

ollie
cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
6 Dec 2021 8:28AM
Very sad that we still see this in the 21st century... super shot though 😁
saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
6 Dec 2021 8:38AM
A few years ago, most passers-by would think this sight was someone claiming first place in the queue for the Boxing Day sales.
leo_nid 5 12
6 Dec 2021 9:30AM
the sad truth is that governments cannot figure out how to house homeless people
Rose73 1 Scotland
6 Dec 2021 10:16AM
'There but for the grace of God....'
A very thought provoking image and title Bill...
DaveRyder Plus
8 6.2k 14 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2021 10:35AM
Unconscious acceptance.
The more prevalent the more desensitised you become, sadly.
James124 Plus
7 48 51 Portugal
6 Dec 2021 10:44AM
A sad but all too common feature of today, at least they have a tent.
Well spotted and taken photo journalism.
James
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 172 16 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2021 11:12AM
A sad state of affairs Bill, we can house Illegal migrants in hotels but not house homeless people!!!!!

Cliff
cooky Plus
18 6 6 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2021 11:22AM
Thought provoking and sad in our, 'developed' country.

Kath
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
6 Dec 2021 1:07PM
Sad to see people living rough like this, but a well captured photojournalistic image, Bill 👍🏻
Trev 😀
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
6 Dec 2021 2:28PM
So very sad and there is so many these days. Houses just couldn't be built fast enough to house everyone.
6 Dec 2021 7:23PM
Great social commentary.
AlfieK Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2021 8:42PM
A sad indictment of our society today. Well documented in this image, Bill.
Alfie
ZenTony Plus
6 12 2 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2021 9:50PM
It's been said Bill but here we are the 5/6th richest nation in the World and yet we have people living on the streets.
(Let alone 3 million kids going hungry every day). Can someone tell me how this has happened please.
Tony
mistere Plus
8 13 5 England
7 Dec 2021 9:57AM
It's not just the homeless and hungry in the UK either.
There's more than enough money and resources in the world to feed and house everyone.
It's the will to do it that's missing. If the, so called 'super powers' can't agree on a strategy to
save the planet from global warming , what chance do the hungry and homeless have.
We can all put a few quid in someone's begging bowl but that won't solve the problem.

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