In an age where there were no telephones, faxes, computers, cell phones or e.mail, the red phone box was the symbol of communication. Your message would disappear into it’s red maw and reappear days, weeks and, very occasionally, many years later on a distant doormat, carrying salutations, entreaties, demands or just news of the family. Getting a letter was always exciting, sometimes a surprise and often kept and treasured.

I look at my son and think of the pleasure he’ll never know.

Taken in the town of Wells.

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I’ve been living in Japan now for many years as Teacher of English as a Second Language. My hobbies include photography and I also spend a lot of my free time making ‘machinima’ animation movies. These can be seen on Vimeo

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  • LouJay
    LouJayabout 3 years ago

    Cute!

  • Kasia Nowak
    Kasia Nowakabout 3 years ago

    Fortunately, he’ll be too busy playing with his ipad and blackberry (or whatever it will be at the time) to notice… Great work, Paul! Love the colours.

  • I’m already having a hard time getting my ipod back off him to take photos with! Made the mistake of showing him it had games on it. Many thanks for the comments.

    – kibishipaul

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenabout 3 years ago


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  • Many thanks again Rose :)

    – kibishipaul

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