More and more, public phones seem to be disappearing in the United States as well as in the UK.  But it still cheers me to turn a corner and see a red phone box on a London Street…

Across from Hyde Park in London. Photo by me.

…or near a country road.

Photo by me in Castle Combe

They still pop up in the odd spot when you least expect them. They are so cheerful and reassuring, in some way. Tradition.  I hope they never totally go away.