time on one’s hands

In 1983 some VPP (a Very Patient Person, a smoker, no doubt) set the target of recording his or her place in the world. Match art is more often associated with depression era and folk art. How surprising therefore is it to see it used to celebrate the space age? But now, I suspect, it is very much a thing of the past. (P.S. The location of the Giles Weather Station can be found on the bom radar map.) And coincidentally, see this, described as “prison art”! Now is that how the GWS staff saw it? I think not…


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