AI NO DERRIDA

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Another One Bites the Dust













Hastings Pier RIP.
What is it about piers that makes them so attractive to arsonists?
Are they the architectural equivalent of catnip?

5 comments:

  1. Surprising how flammable the seaside is, isn't it?

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  2. Pier arson? Insurance job on miniature white elephants, yeah?

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  3. Possibly, only I don't consider this example of architectural heritage to be a 'white elephant'. It might be neglected and seedy but I wouldn't presume to judge the cultural merits of such a structure. Entropy has a value too.

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  4. No doubt it does. But not the sort of value, I'm guessing, that means much to Bingo Hall owners.

    Video is beautiful, tho. I'd love to get *that* phonecall.

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  5. Ha! I know exactly what you mean :D

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