A life time fan and Prisonerologist of the 1960's series 'the Prisoner', now a leading authority on the subject.
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Monday, 26 September 2011
Caught On Camera
That's one hell of a contraption, the canopied Penny Farthing bicycle. I bet it raised a few eyebrows of the general public in Portmeirion during the filming 45 years ago. Completely impractical, the canopy serves no purpose, certailny it affords no protection against inclement weather. But as a symbolic item, it works very well. Its iconic, eyecatching, memorable, and in that way it works superbly. Be seeing you