A Long Way from Home 2

We noticed this interesting set of alphabet letters during our recent visit to Long Beach, California. What do you think they are used for? You can actually find the answer in our previous blog entry. Yes, they are used to put the signage on theatres – in this case, the historic Edison Theatre in Long Beach.

The theatre was being used as the headquarters for planning the POW! WOW! mural Fest, which was just about to start when we visited Long Beach a week ago.​

What’s in a Name?

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We stopped to photograph some of the town signs along the Great Southern Highway during our trip to Albany last month. They often describe the character of the town, or some historical connection – like miners heading for the goldfields from Broomehill, pushing their tools and belongings in a wheelbarrow.

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But the tiny town of Popanyinning took a different tack, making fun of its long name. The locals just opt out and call it Popo (pronounced pop-oh).

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