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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 26th September, 2007)

One Man And His Dog


One Man And His Dog
Tom Whalley known by many from his Pet Shop days in the Wiend and Millgate out for a stroll around Entwistle Reservoir with his Great Dane Yen.

Photo: Dave Marsh  (Fuji Finepix S5700)
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Comment by: Anna (Dave's daughter) on 26th September 2007 at 14:15

Wonderful photo of 2 lovely people :)

Comment by: Vikki (Anna's Friend) on 26th September 2007 at 14:24

Awwwww, what a lovely shot! :o)

Comment by: Julie on 26th September 2007 at 14:37

That's such a wonderful shot!

Comment by: dave marsh on 26th September 2007 at 14:54

I submitted this because I think it's a good photo.Man and Dog are both in tune and it is an ideal way of celebrating 50 years of friendship with Tom Whalley.As a schoolboy I was the Saturday help in the shop in The Wiend.I am now 65 and our friendship remains.

Comment by: Fiona (friend of Anna`s) on 26th September 2007 at 15:04

Oh that`s lovely! It looks like the two gentlemen are having an extremely intelligent conversation, and the Doggy has `pawsed` for thought!!

Comment by: Pat on 26th September 2007 at 19:39

Capture the moment - Well done, just beautiful!

Comment by: Kate (Dave's Granddaughter) on 26th September 2007 at 21:38

Good photo, Popa, I like the dog.

Comment by: Jean on 29th September 2007 at 23:07

I remember him walking a puma through Wigan, not many people have done that hey? Was it is own pet? It seems unbeleivable now.

Comment by: empress on 25th October 2007 at 21:19

Fabulous, do I remember right that when I was a kid there was a parrot used to sit outside the shop above the door?

Comment by: June Wilcock on 16th November 2007 at 15:53

I too remember Mr.Whalley walking his puma in Wigan, I had a Saturday job in his shop.He also had a baboon called Lynn as I recall and a kinkajou called Kinky,around the same time.(pre 1969).

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