Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
The Elephant’s Tea Party by Sam Hood c.1939
May Bradford welding part of the all Australian monoplane for the England-Australia air race, 1934 / photographed by Sam Hood (State Library of NSW Flickr collection).
Empire Games rehearsal, c. 1938, by Sam Hood (from the State Library of New South Wales collection)
It takes a special sort of government mind to come up with ideas like this.