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Gone ...

By Dave_Henderson    
...... but her legacies still remain.

Ashington, one of the many ghost towns created by past and present right wing economic policies.

The red shoes have been returned, who's going to wear them and pilot the broomstick next?

Tags: Photo journalism General Black and white Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Digital art Portraits and people

Voters: lonely_oryx, mooreish, helenlinda and 16 more

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mooreish 3 2 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2013 11:14AM
brilliant work, Superbly done

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helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2013 11:18AM
This HAS to have my UA today SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Love the shoes WinkWink
Helen
13 Apr 2013 11:24AM
Thanks for the kind comments, tick and the UA from Helen, much appreciated.

Dave
DeSilver Plus
8 13 11 England
13 Apr 2013 11:59AM
Gone but never forgotten "Ask Any Miner" if you can find one that is! Sad Sad Sad


David.
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2013 1:09PM
This is looking good - 5 votes and 2 User Awards WinkWinkWinkWink
13 Apr 2013 1:38PM
Very well done. Not sure about the red shoes but maybe there's something I don't know. Was she famous for colourful shoes?.......Sandy
gwynn56 4 87 England
13 Apr 2013 2:56PM
nice capture and so true unfortunately
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2013 4:52PM
GrinGrinGrinGrin !!
Paree 11 616 3
13 Apr 2013 11:12PM
cleeever and quite brilliant touch with the red shoes

paree
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 8:36AM
Even scarier than the first incarnation.
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
9 901 1445 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 8:42AM
It's odd but I shall not be attending or even viewing the funeral on Wednesday, I have a prior engagement at Woodhorn Colliery. A pit that's now a museum... It would have closed anyway, I guess...
This says so much. I'm just hoping that Wednesday will close a chapter, that people can move on afterwards.
My only slight quibble with this is the craquelure effect on her face, it would be far more sinister au naturel... But that's minor.
Brilliant.
Moira
15 Apr 2013 8:49AM
Thanks for the U.A. and the comment Moira.
I only live five minutes from the museum, it's worth a visit. My father worked down there for forty three years. If you get a chance have a look around the town and see the legacy she left.

Dave
bluesandtwos 6 104 1 England
15 Apr 2013 9:57AM
This appears as a very heartfelt depiction of the realities of extremism. It matters not if its the extreme actions of corrupt politicians, or the extreme actions of power hungry unions. Until the country is guided by reasonable people in a reasonable and sane manner then we will always be plagued with outcomes like this. Sad

Blimey, that was a bit deep for this early in the day! Blush

A very well thought out and produced image.

Dave
18 Apr 2013 10:15PM
A powerful and thought-provoking image, good stuff!

Martin

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