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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 27th July, 2014)

Low Hall Nature Reserve, Hindley


Low Hall Nature Reserve, Hindley
This Carving and information board is at the entrance of the nature reserve trail.

Photo: David Barker  (Nikon D3000 18-55mm VR lens 1/320s @ f/16)
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Comment by: Mick on 27th July 2014 at 06:14

Theres more information on what kind of camera took this photo that what the carving is all about.

I can understand why theres a bird but not why theres three round faces and the little door.

Comment by: kath on 27th July 2014 at 08:52

That's lovely. I like wood carvings.You just have to touch them don't you?

Comment by: Bradshaws Girl on 27th July 2014 at 09:00

Absolutely brilliant ... told you Wigan was interesting.

Comment by: Neil Rigby on 27th July 2014 at 10:35

I am guessing that the three faces are owls and the door and pillar represent a home; so the pillar is a symbol that the whole area is a habitat for wild life.

Comment by: kath on 27th July 2014 at 12:14

yes the faces are owls but the door is for the fairies

Comment by: David on 27th July 2014 at 14:53

http://friendsoflowhall.co.uk/index.php/about-us A link here to the friends of low hall,with other links on the page,maps photos etc.There are information boards all round the reserve telling you all about it.The carving is depicting all the wildlife in the area on the back are more animals and insects.Thanks for your comments.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 27th July 2014 at 15:05

Thought that was a pair of ladies briefs as soon as the picture came up!!!...Sorry 1

Comment by: nephro on 27th July 2014 at 16:18

Yes me too Jean I thought that they were a pair of light green knickers.

Nice picture though David

Comment by: Mick on 27th July 2014 at 16:38

Well spotted Jean the map does look a pair of ladies briefs.

I was in Kings Lynn recently and they have a stainless steel sculpture of all different kings of fish and seafood hanging up, but there also a mermaids bra hanging with them its made in the shape of two shells and a piece of seaweed.

Comment by: Ken R on 28th July 2014 at 00:23

The things people "see"the carving is a "Heap Small Totem Pole".

Comment by: Pw on 28th July 2014 at 13:27

Low Hall nature reserve aka Sammies Flood

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