Photos of Wigan
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Wigan Album

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

11 Comments

Forever Autumn
Photo: DTease
Views: 736
Item #: 32045
A glorious November day on the canal between Red Rock and Adlington. 1994
Food for the soul.

Comment by: Xpat on 5th April 2020 at 14:21

So Good!!
Those who paint....

Comment by: Alan on 5th April 2020 at 16:30

Hang on. It's SPRING!!!
We've only just got shut of Dark nights.

Comment by: Veronica on 5th April 2020 at 16:32

Forever Amber - you have a style of your own Dtease, easily picked out with those muted tones...

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 5th April 2020 at 16:39

Great pic & title...who doesnt love that song. Isn't from The War of the Worlds by Rick Wakeman ?

Comment by: DTease on 5th April 2020 at 20:40

It is from War of the Worlds but it's from an Album by Jeff Wayne Helen. Richard Burton did the narration.

Comment by: Philip G. on 5th April 2020 at 21:11

Food for the soul indeed DTease, with a ten-foot rod beneath a faded hawthorn for dessert.
I like how the dinky path held sway over its wider and more colourful neighbour - people are drawn to 'the modest'.
Helen's musical mention reminds me of friends Jim and Shirley's invitation to hear the newly released album War of the Worlds on their newly bought stonking Stereo system. Well, the moment the spacecraft's lid began to unscrew, I turned to Jim and asked him "Is that outside?"
Gone now has the homely Shirley.

Comment by: DTease on 5th April 2020 at 23:06

Richard Burton is very much the proverbial “Marmite” is he not Philip? You either love him or hate him, but no matter which side you come down on there is no denying the power of that voice. He was the perfect choice for doing the narration on that Album.

Comment by: Johnny on 6th April 2020 at 09:45

I may turn this pic into a water-colour (with your permit DTease)
What say you PhilipG ?

Comment by: fw on 6th April 2020 at 11:05

Water has a great smell,
on days like these, there's a breeze by the ripples,
the lonely feel of wind,
clouds move their shapes,
tempting you to stare,
No one will notice of course,
unless only you where there..

Comment by: DTease on 6th April 2020 at 11:28

Be my guest, Johnny. If you could put a picture of it on here that would be great.

Comment by: PhilipG. on 6th April 2020 at 12:16

He'd certainly given much to the Album, DTease.
Yet I feel - despite his characters seeming to have lacked sadness, and hilarity - 'Strawberry or Rasperry' would be a better lead for those wishing to classify the man. They might then discover that he'd given his help to others, received a mighty handle and how he could easily distance himself from tired duplicity.
Could he have polished off Rembrandt, and Henry Hobson [?]
Perhaps not. But then, I'm no expert.

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