I am a native in this world And think in it as a native thinks

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Plus ça change




British housewives in Southend chatting during the Second World War.

I bought this postcard at the Churchill War Rooms in London, and found it in a pile of papers this afternoon.

The masks we're wearing don't make us look quite so much like anteaters -- and these women are standing much too close together -- but it all looks strangely familiar. 

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