This isn’t the best photo I’ve ever taken for one of these posts, but it was the best I could manage in the moment.
I saw this record in the middle of the tarmac on a busy main road. Not far from that spot is a set of traffic signals, and then a bridge. The cars emerge over the crest of the bridge in waves as they accelerate away from the lights. I was out with Baby Magpie in the pram, and found myself hovering right on the edge of the pavement trying to take the photo in between clumps of fast moving cars.
I was intrigued by this record. You seldom see discarded tapes or CDs these days, let alone a violet vinyl record on the floor. It left me wondering what kind of scene would have led to it being ejected from the car.
Was the record as casualty of a long running argument?
Or was there and accident in the car, resulting in the break on the records edge, resulting in it being discarded out of the window?
Maybe someone in the car simply got fed up of the songs?
Let me know what you think in the comments.
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