Comment by Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 6th April 2015 at 00:46
Very dramatic !
Comment by Ken R on 6th April 2015 at 02:01
My first thought was, where is the fire. A really dazzling photo.
Comment by Ellen on 6th April 2015 at 03:38
A beautiful picture,it would have been most appropriate for yesterday;Easter Day!
Comment by Neil cain on 6th April 2015 at 07:27
Dramatic Mike. Well done.
Comment by Maureen on 6th April 2015 at 07:59
Mike,that is just a beautiful shot..it feeds the soul..thank you./
Comment by alan lad on 6th April 2015 at 08:08
Comment by Mick on 6th April 2015 at 08:30
These poplar trees where very popular at one time for blocking out the wind
Comment by kath on 6th April 2015 at 08:50
Comment by Aubrey on 6th April 2015 at 08:54
Comment by Fred Mason on 6th April 2015 at 09:05
Good one, Mike.
One of favourite places in Wigan. I remember it before Heinz was built and it was a special place back then, when I was a kid.
Comment by Giovanni on 6th April 2015 at 10:33
Well done Mike a beautiful shot. Right folks get ready for a painting lesson!
On canvas board with acrylics a yellow ochre wash with touch of crimson with burnt umber for the trees and foreground!
Comment by Giovanni on 6th April 2015 at 10:36
I forgot the cerulean blue for the sky!!
Comment by christine on 6th April 2015 at 11:10
beautiful ,many memories or that wood ,
Comment by Christine roberts on 6th April 2015 at 11:56
Awesome Photo ,agree with Maureen it feeds the soul,Thank you Mike
Comment by Essex Girl on 6th April 2015 at 12:28
What lovely colours, one to frame I think!
Comment by britboy on 6th April 2015 at 13:22
Same here Fred...spent hours in Porters Wood, remembered before Heinz was built. Tree climbing and playing in the stream making dams,floating bits of stick in the water.
It was a more innocent time, not a care in the world, bottle of corporation pop and jam butty in tow.
Comment by Mary on 7th April 2015 at 17:40
Fred / Britboy, you paint a wonderful picture before my time. Is there anything in the archive does anyone know, before Heinz,s that shows this landscape. Porters wood, will always be a treasure to me
Comment by Lizziedownunder on 7th April 2015 at 22:23
Stunning shot Mike...well,done...cheers!!!
Comment by derek callaghan on 8th April 2015 at 19:48
My sentiments exactly Fred. Going to Porters Wood with bottle of water and the inevitable sugar butties. Sometimes condensed milk, brilliant day out when we were 10. Super picture
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