Paul Mills’s latest publication, You Should’ve Seen Us, brings together the poems he has written in response to footage from the Yorkshire Film Archive, with still photographs from the films. from ‘Coronation Celebrations, Harrogate, 1937’
You could have been part of the May Queen’s retinue, joined the teams of girls stitching costumes, led at the Junior Maypole. But No. You liked the fairground best. Being anywhere and nobody much suited you.