"Ladies and Gents..........
........Mr Conway Twitty!"
If you are not a Family Guy fan you will not understand....I will not explain.......please just read on........there are some Sepia photos later !
|This weeks theme: Conway Castle.|
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Yes indeed.... the Ladies and Gents of Conway (Conwy)
....or to be more accurate, in Welsh, Merched a Dynion.
|I cannot for the life of me think the entrance to these|
public toilets are a suitable pose for a postcard.
Also in the old photo was..............
An important element of Welsh-British heritage, the castle became redundant in the mid 20th century after the Welsh were finally pacified, and was exported stone by stone to Hendersonville, Tennessee, just north of Nashville, where Conway Twitty built a country music entertainment complex called Twitty City. 
|Do you know Conway Twitty? Do you like his music? Do you really?|
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By the way.............
...some years ago I bought an old image post card in Bala, not far from Conway. I feel sure its the same old man coming out of the public loo. Its a small country, Wales.
Probably one of the last old men to knit socks in Bala.
So what was behind these mysterious public doors? What was it like then?
Luckily I am able to give you some idea as my great grandfather, William Slater, predicted that one day all the trade catalogues he used in his business from trade competitors would come in useful for blogging. I now present you with just a tiny selection of images from my collection, definitely qualifying as Sepia this week:
|William Slater, front, white beard, at his Coxbench Quarry, circa 1910.|
|Suitable, I'm certain, for ladies who natter..........................|
|.......and for one handed men who like to use Twitter.......|
|Doulton & Co. January 1900.|
|Looks much like the type of thing people with poor taste install these days,|
and the next house owner rips out immediately.
|J&R Howie Ltd, Kilmarnock.|
The "Grampian" corner urinal range.
A little too cosy for my own liking.
|The "Rugby" lavatory. Oval of course, for carefully washing balls.|