Posts Tagged ‘funeral’

6 white horses, a flag-draped coffin.

Riderless stallion of the fallen soldier – shadowing.

The Fallen Soldier's Stallion - his name was Black Jack.

Silence, drumbeats, dirges.

Tiny screen. Black and white images.

TV 1963 - hypnotic broadcast without big screen, flat screen, HD, 3D, colour.Compelling, vivid, emotive.

Compelling, vivid, emotive.

November 1963 at 1 Guildford Rd – indescribable, contradictory changes.

More: safe, vulnerable; important, irrelevant; connected, distant.


A 3 year-old salutes, an 8 year-old chokes.

A powerful, immediate & emotional impact to events 10,000 miles away.

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