Writing inspirations – harking back to a more stylish age

I am always inspired by Napier’s annual Art Deco weekend – particularly its vintage car parade, one of the largest in Australasia, all set against a city backdrop of classic 1930s deco architecture. For a moment, if you get the angles right, you can imagine yourself transported back 75 years or so to an age that was not simpler than ours, but which I think was certainly a lot more stylish.

Anybody would think it was a busy street some time in 1937...
Anybody would think it was a busy street some time in 1937…

A thought to inspire.

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4 thoughts on “Writing inspirations – harking back to a more stylish age

  1. Of course, at the same time, in events such as this, we’re not transported back simultaneously to the conditions of the Great Depression, which would take away from the pleasant impact.

    Which causes me to realize that I don’t know much at all about the Great Depression in New Zealand, which might make for an interesting inquiry.

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