Insist upon . . .

By woolybill1
. . . having Colman's Mustard.

From Beamish Museum.

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract

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Richsr 11 91 223 England
25 Sep 2012 8:43AM
A sign grave yard, well seen Bill.
Regards Richard

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gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 8:52AM
A lovely abstract study of texture and colour Bill.
KingBee Plus
12 529 2 Scotland
25 Sep 2012 8:53AM
I know Colman's Mustard is strong stuff - especially the 'English' version which tends to dissolve the lining of your nose (this from a chile freak, by the way, who uses an asbestos fork to eat his home-made curries.....) - but this is ridiculous. A fine shot, William, and, funnily enough, I knew it was a sign for Colman's before I even read your short intro. Jings, am I that old? Wink


woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 9:08AM
Bob - since you are no older than me you might remember the series of poster ads whose wording ran more or less: "C'mon Colmans, light my fire". There was one in particular that I had to ignore studiously on my drive into work in Newcastle for fear of leaving the road . . . . I was but young . . .
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
25 Sep 2012 9:13AM
Is it because they lack space or, as the title indicates, because of a queer insistence that they put one sign on top of another, Bill? More reasonably, it might be a matter of style. Anyway, I love it! The torn appearance, the wear, the colours and the rust work so well in this excellent frame.
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
25 Sep 2012 9:33AM
My Dad would have nothing else..t was my job to mix it for Sunday roast GrinGrin
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 9:36AM
"A sign of the times Bill, a sign of the times?".

Regards Nathan
Rustard is always the best Bill.


adds that special zing.
Well spotted Bill, a bit of everything in this one, it made me look and think what it was saying before I read your intro, nice one.

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
25 Sep 2012 11:56AM
These old sign rust and decay so beautifully.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 12:14PM
The sigh has obviously seen better times but it retains a real character. I love work like this bill. Grin

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
25 Sep 2012 12:55PM
A good quality English mustard here Bill.
Far better than the weak stuff these French and Germans make !!
And a good quality image too.
(Now where's my German sausage and French baquette !!)
Sezz 13 617 15 England
25 Sep 2012 1:00PM
Love the colour combination and the textures here Bill!

Sarah *
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
25 Sep 2012 2:50PM
My dad used love mustard, and buy this in powder form and mix it was far too hot for me! Wink A great capture of this decaying sign, Bill Smile
Trev Smile
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
25 Sep 2012 2:59PM
I know the sign well Bill. If you have the full version you will see Elvis on it.
A super image and which shows that sometimes the part is better than the whole.
Tibetan 6 3 England
25 Sep 2012 3:43PM
You can't beat English Mustard clears the nasal passages! clears your ears and eyes all in one go, love it had some on my sausage sandwich lunch time, wonder if it will melt my crowns lol. Great selection of rust and stuff, think you got the lot here like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
wrinkles 9 351 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 3:57PM
Good old Norfolk mustard.Wink
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
25 Sep 2012 5:13PM
I like this...!
25 Sep 2012 6:01PM
What a great find Bill, and so well composed. A quality shot.

John Smile
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 8:54PM
Love the rusty edges and colourful old enamel signs Bill, great image, Peter
Seems i joined the club then Bill, thanks the nice comment..
Where there's rot there's grot..
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 9:56PM
It's still recognisable Bill despite all the wear and tear.
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
26 Sep 2012 9:30PM
I love the layers of signs -- taking us into the past as we peel off top layers.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
30 Sep 2012 6:46PM
A superb study of texture and colours

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