italian summer

italian-summer-01

it’s almost that time of year. lovely set over at osvaldo zoom‘s flickr

absence of water

pools

pools

in the thirties UK lidos and baths were at the peak of their popularity. gradually tastes have changed, resulting in a drop in attendances, leaving the pools uneconomical to run. many fell into decay and many were demolished. only a handful of pools remain today as a symbol of a bygone era.