Uphilldowndale

Watching nature take its course, from the top of a hill in northern England

Brutalist Bus Stop

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Following on from the Brutalist style church, a Brutalist bus stop with postbox, on the isle of Lewis

Bus Stop Lewis_.jpg

Looking like a remanent of the cold war, a bus stop with presence, its quarters offering shelter from which ever way the wind blows.

I couldn’t help but think if you were back at home in Derbyshire and tried sheltering around the back of a bus stop, the 199 bus would sail straight past without stopping.

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Author: uphilldowndale

Watching the rhythm of rural life, from the top of a hill in northern England. Having spent most of my life avoiding writing, I now need to do it! I am no domestic goddess, but if I were expecting visitors to my home, I would whisk round with the duster and plump up the cushions and generally make the place look presentable. I hope that by putting my words where others may see them it will encourage me to ‘tidy up and push the Hoover around’ my writing. On the other hand I may just be adding to the compost heap. Only time will tell! Pull up a chair, sit yourself down, I’ll put the kettle on.

5 thoughts on “Brutalist Bus Stop

  1. Your bus thought sounds very likely. I like the Hebridean bus stop a lot.

  2. I guess that a lesser structure wouldn’t last long given the weather there during the winter. xx

  3. When we were on Lewis and Harris we were burgled, we both lost things of value to scum who are beneath contempt. We then sold up and moved to Somerset. I would love to go back but there is too much baggage. Beautiful place though. Did you see St Kilda, if you get high enough you can.

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