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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 23rd September, 2010)

Potato picking

Potato picking
Myself, Ron, Adele, Graham and JJ picking spuds at Organic Jacks in Haigh.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: grald pilkington canada on 23rd September 2010 at 01:15

i remember picking spuds when i was a kid on a farm forty years ago

Comment by: A Parr down-under on 23rd September 2010 at 03:06

Good photo Brian.I rebember picking spuds at Parbold,when i was a kid. Worked all day for about 2and6.It cost us a bob to get there on the train.

Comment by: catherine on 23rd September 2010 at 08:33

never picked spuds..but picked peas and used to eat loads of them...

Comment by: maggie on 23rd September 2010 at 09:52

When I was a child - a long time ago, the Autumn half term holiday was known as "Prato picking week"

Comment by: alan lad on 23rd September 2010 at 11:02

prato picking week,boody slavery but was worth it at end of two weeks .pockets full of money for a couple of days

Comment by: Joanne on 23rd September 2010 at 11:21

Great photo :o)

Comment by: Jathbee. on 23rd September 2010 at 11:29

A few familiar faces there lol. Well done to JJ and well done to the pickers.

Comment by: Mark Conroy on 23rd September 2010 at 17:24

A Motley Crew-save a bag for me.

Comment by: Ken R on 24th September 2010 at 00:24

Nice healthy passtime. Where would Organic Jacks be in Haigh?

Comment by: Peter Johnson on 26th September 2010 at 00:31

You can't bet a bit of prater pickin, chip buttys all round.

Comment by: Del on 26th September 2010 at 20:05

Hahaha! We had a good afternoon and ejoyed the spuds n onions for our tea after! they was bloody good!

Comment by: jean on 26th September 2010 at 23:29

Just me and hubby at home but we saved a patch of the garden and some empty pots to grow our own potato`s. There is nothing nicer than seeing all those little spuds coming into sight .There arnt any shop ones that taste like home grown `uns.

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