Sad to see one more piece of plywood marking the further deterioration of — what, exactly? Civic pride? A sense of community?
I can’t help but think the sheets of plywood that appear in alarming number in the neighbourhood are just headstones for the loss of something.
A headsup for anyone on Planet Brandon: this Friday (July 31), the Brandon Sun will have a page of my recent street photography in its “Exposure” feature.
And for anyone interested in another take on this community and the state of its downtown core, be sure to read this article – it’s delightfully acerbic and has gotten a lot of play online and in local media.
In fact, the scene of this picture was featured in its tongue-in-cheek tour.