What is it about black and white photographs that envelopes them in the mists of time? Now it seems, colour in television and in photography gives a clearer, if not always appealing, view of our world and our wars.
Who could be unmoved by Douglas Mawson’s words, “It was unutterably sad that he should have perished thus”…. (Home of the Blizzard, 1915)
Not too long ago, there were so many people named David in our office – I was designated D7. I couldn’t bear this burden in silence….