A past you can believe in

Ahhh! James N. finds a Mt. Lawley billboard being scraped back through the years to reveal a Pizza Showtime ad. Hope against hope that there’s a Peter (Smooth Pierre) Dowding “Labor, a future you can believe in!” poster still waiting for the paint scraper to reveal.

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Commended Haiku writer. A lover of The West's Worst. Perth stand-up comedian, photographer and writer.
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25 Responses to A past you can believe in

  1. Bento says:

    Magnificent. Just wonderful.

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  2. mrsstone says:

    Great shot indeed.
    Cue middle agers commenting on what wonderful memories this brings back for them….zzzzzz.

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  3. skink says:

    a pub brawl between jockeys, miners, and skimpies

    this is what makes this state great:

    http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/jockeys-whip-up-bar-brawl-in-kalgoorlie-20120918-2638c.html

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  4. Papa Fuckeye says:

    In a fair and reasonable world, the billboard should be heritage listed, immediately.

    Incredible post, thank you.

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  5. Speaking of Peter Dowding, here he is launching Ch 10 in 1988

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  6. Frank Calabrese says:

    That last post is from me – didn’t remember my wordpress login so I logged via Facebook – but that video is all late 80’s worstness in TV and even includes Tod Johnston in his first TV hosting role

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