Having missed March and with April nearly half gone, I was determined to get a new pylon on the blog and so this month's pylon is another one sent in by a fan. It comes freighted with historical significance as the excerpt from the email that accompanied the picture shows.
Walking down Holywell Lane through Lighmoor, Telford.
Beside a path followed by Cinderloo protesters 200 years ago stands a sturdy oak.
A witness to the anger of the colliers and the retribution wreaked on them by the local yeomanry.
The oak looks shocked, its limbs jolted by the electrical waves transmitted by the pylon.
Perhaps waking from a nightmare, reminded of a vision of poverty and despair that it observed in February 1821.
Coming originally from Manchester, I'd heard of Peterloo, but Cinderloo was new to me. A quick Google search leads to https://cinderloo.com where you learn that